Unseasonal Snow and Floods in Algeria, Africa (Pictures and Videos)


At least 1 person has died and 3 were rescued after unseasonal snow and strong flash floods engulfed Algeria on 12 November.

Severe weather affected wide areas of the African country from 11 November, due to an infamous storm known as ‘Medicane Trudy’.

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Snow and flash flooding in Algeria after strong storm hits norther Africa in November 2019. Picture via Twitter

While an arctic blast is currently attacking the U.S., unseasonal weather is also sweeping across Algeria in North Africa.

Strong winds with gusts of 90 km/h, storm surge and high waves were reported along the Algerian coast.

An orange alert was issued for several provinces including M’Sila, Batna, Khenchela, Biskra, Bejaia, Jijel, Skikda, Annaba and El Tarf.

A snowstorm was reported in Sidi Bel Abbès province on 11 November. Military personnel were deployed to assist the local community.

Heavy rain caused flash flooding in Tizi Ouzou Province. According to WMO figures, 104mm of rain fell in Tizi Ouzou in 24 hours to 12 November.

Civil Protection said that a car was swept off the road in Bouzeguene. The body of a victim was found later. Three people survived.

Civil Protection also reported 1 buildings collapsed in Algiers Province. No fatalities were reported. It is not clear if the building collapsed as a result of the severe weather.

Unusual and unseasonal weather patterns are increasing around the world. Be prepared for the apocalypse. [APS, FloodList]

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