ENGLAND is not set to have a white Christmas – but snow has fallen in the Sahara desert for only the second time in living memory.
He captured the amazing moment snow fell on the red sand dunes in the world’s largest hot desert for the first time in 37 years.
Snow was last seen in Ain Sefra on February 18, 1979, when the snow storm lasted just half an hour.
Karim said: “Everyone was stunned to see snow falling in the dessert, it is such a rare occurrence.
“It looked amazing as the snow settled on the sand and made a great set of photos.
The Sahara Desert covers most of Northern Africa and it has gone through shifts in temperature and moisture over the past few hundred thousand years.
Although the Sahara is very dry today, it is expected to become green again in about 15000 years.