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UNUSUAL! It's Snowing in Greece, Israel

By Rediff News Bureau
January 29, 2022 11:56 IST
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Please click on the images for glimpses of rare snowfall in Jerusalem, Israel, and Athens, Greece.

 

IMAGE: Children build a snowman in front of the Dome of the Rock, located in Jerusalem's Old City on the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount, during a snowy morning.
Photograph: Ammar Awad/Reuters

 

IMAGE: Children kick snow by the Dome of the Rock.
Photograph: Ammar Awad/Reuters

 

IMAGE: A woman takes a selfie in front of the Dome of the Rock.
Photograph: Ammar Awad/Reuters

 

IMAGE: Snow-covered stairs lead up to the Dome of the Rock.
Photograph: Ammar Awad/Reuters

 

IMAGE: An unusual view of the Dome of the Rock.
Photograph: Ammar Awad/Reuters

 

IMAGE: An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man walks through the snow near the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest prayer site, on a snowy morning.
Photograph: Ronen Zvulun/Reuters

 

IMAGE: Men pray at the Western Wall on a snowy morning.
Photograph: Ronen Zvulun/Reuters

 

IMAGE: A man shovels snow in front of the Damascus gate in Jerusalem.
Photograph: Ammar Awad/Reuters

 

IMAGE: The Russian Orthodox Church of Mary Magdalene on a snowy morning at the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem.
Photograph: Ronen Zvulun/Reuters

 

IMAGE: An aerial view of the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in snow-covered Jerusalem.
Photograph: Ilan Rosenberg/Reuters

 

IMAGE: The Parthenon temple atop the Acropolis hill in Athens during heavy snowfall.
Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

 

IMAGE: The Parthenon in snow.
Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

 

IMAGE: Filopappou hill with the Parthenon in the background.
Photograph: Costas Baltas/Reuters

 

IMAGE: Chinese living in Greece dance on the snow on Filopappou hill.
Photograph: Costas Baltas/Reuters

 

IMAGE: Abandoned vehicles covered in snow in Athens.
Photograph: Vassilis Triandafyllou/Reuters

 

IMAGE: Abandoned vehicles covered in snow on the Attiki Odos motorway in Athens.
Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

 

IMAGE: People wait at a bus stop in Athens.
Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

 

IMAGE: Snow covers the area around the Agora structure at the Olympic Sports Complex in Athens.
Photograph: Elias Marcou/Reuters

 

Photographs curated by Manisha Kotian/Rediff.com
Feature Presentation: Ashish Narsale/Rediff.com

 
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