Record snowfall in Kurdistan

Up to 20 inches (50 cm) of snowfall – “The snow that fell on the northern areas of Iraq not seen in decades.”

15 Dec 2016 – The Meteorological Directorate in the Kurdistan region, on Thursday said, “The last 24 hours have seen the fall of the amounts of snow on several areas in the provinces of Arbil and Dohuk …. north of Arbil record snowfall of 50 cm. ”



Said Abdul Latif: The height of snow in the regions of Mercosur and Shirvan is 50 cm, while the height of the snow in Haj area Imran to 37 cm to 22 cm in the Amadiyah, and 20 cm in Sarsank. ”

Directorate added that “the cold wave that swept the region will continue,” anticipating that “temperatures range on Friday between 1 below zero to 6 above zero.”

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