Snow falls in Baghdad, first time in 100 years
12/01/2008 14:57

ABU DHABI, January 12 (RIA Novosti) - Iraq and other Gulf states have seen rare weather conditions, with snow falling in Baghdad for the first time in around 100 years, Saudi Press Agency reported.

Heavy rains hit the Islamic holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia, where authorities even had to evacuate over 1,000 inmates from flooded prison cells.

Original article: Ria Novosti
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