Cold weather kills 11 in northern Tunisia

Cold weather kills 11 in northern Tunisia

http://www.worlddailynews.org
27 February 2012

TUNIS, Feb. 11 (Xinhua) — The cold weather spell which hit many parts of Tunisia has killed at least 11 people in the northern town of Ain Draham, near Algeria’s border, Radio Mosaique FM reported Saturday.

The last cold weather spell to have hit northern and northwestern Tunisia dated back to the 1960s.

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Snowbound in. . . Africa?

Snowbound in. . . Africa?

http://www.accuweather.com
Feb 22, 2012

The severe winter cold and snow that killed hundreds of people while disrupting the lives of millions in Europe over three weeks also left a heavy mark on residents of neighboring northern Africa.

Hardest hit in Africa was the eastern Atlas Mountain region of northeastern Algeria into northwestern Tunisia, where snow has piled up by the foot, multiple news outlets have said.

Deep snow reportedly isolated villages, forcing authorities to airdrop supplies to the snowbound residents.

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Cold weather kills 11 in northern Tunisia, coldest since 1960s

Cold weather kills 11 in northern Tunisia

http://www.shanghaidaily.com
February 12, 2012

TUNIS, Feb. 11 (Xinhua) — The cold weather spell which hit many parts of Tunisia has killed at least 11 people in the northern town of Ain Draham, near Algeria’s border, Radio Mosaique FM reported Saturday.

The last cold weather spell to have hit northern and northwestern Tunisia dated back to the 1960s.

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