Business Insider reports "It’s snowed in Cairo for the first time in 112 years."
From Israel, Haaretz reports:
Heavy storms continued throughout Israel on Friday, causing traffic disruptions and power outages across the country, floods in southern regions, a brief closure of Ben-Gurion International Airport, and a measure of excitement among the nation's many snow-lovers.
Down in Antarctica, it's cold. Of course it is! But they have recorded the unofficial coldest temperature ever:
Based on remote satellite measurements, scientists recently recorded that temperature at a desolate ice plateau in East Antarctica. It was the lowest temperature ever recorded on Earth, though it may not get that recognition in the official record book.