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Pigs can fly? For the first time in over a century, snow falls in Cairo, Egypt.

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It’s not quite pigs flying but it’s pretty close. For the first time in 112 years, snow has fallen in the normally dry, arid region of the Middle East. For citizens of Cairo and Jerusalem in Egypt and Israel, this is the first time in their lives that they’ve seen the fluffy, white stuff and to say they are amazed is an understatement.  Snow also reportedly fell in Turkey and Syria.

Check out the bizarre pictures in the photo gallery below.

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