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Snow in the Sahara


Al94
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carver

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And I suppose they will blame any accidents on not having snow tyres, they should have been better prepared.

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Quickbeam

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Sand tyres are equally as good in snow:)

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Aitchbee

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Iv'e heard camel racing has been abandoned - because of the snow!

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canarieslover

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What do they fit the camels with in those conditions? Do they add anti-freeze to their water so their humps don't freeze?

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Aitchbee

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....desert camels get the hump...when it snows....

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Quickbeam

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As a matter of interest, how long would it be expected to lie on the ground for? I assume that the overhead sun near the equator still warms the place up considerably from the overnight low temperatures when it does get very cold in the desert.

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Aitchbee

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Quickbeam, it could be longer than you might think:-

http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/2507480

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Quickbeam

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I see that Casablanca will escape it, so Sam's piano should keep it's tune OK.

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Woolwell

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What is it about Youtube that the comments always seem to be full of strong language? Isn't there a moderator?

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Quickbeam

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Our FE keeps us on a short leash:)

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