Powerful winter storm brings snow, havoc to Mideast

AP:

The fiercest winter storm to hit the Mideast in years brought a rare foot of snow to Jordan on Wednesday, caused fatal accidents in Lebanon and the West Bank, and disrupted traffic on the Suez Canal in Egypt. At least eight people died across the region.

Photo: A visitor climbs the steps of Baalbek’s Bachus temple as snow covers the Roman ruins of the historic town in eastern Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley on Jan. 9, following a fierce storm that has whipped the region this week with temperatures dropping and snow falling across Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Israel. (AFP - Getty Images)

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    I accidentally read this as the Midwest, which would be normal.
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