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Lunch Club! This Is Exactly What You’d Do If You Found Snow In Saudi Arabia

The Middle East experienced a rare cold snap this weekend. Locals are understandably excited.

While we’re regularly sniffing our armpits in the midst of another muggy summertime, there’s been a rare meteorological occurrence in the Middle East: over the weekend, a cold snap hit from Jerusalem to Cairo, where it snowed for the first time in over 100 years (unfortunately, those widely-shared pics of a powder-dusted sphinx are fakes from a miniature replica in Japan, boo).

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The snow unexpectedly fell in Saudi Arabia, too, hitting regions that usually experience average annual rainfalls of just four inches.

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Of course, locals were understandably excited:

That looks ridiculously fun.