Here in the central valley of California we may get a few snow flurries every couple of years, but in the Sierra’s the snow pack often is over 20 feet.
This snow pack provides the water for all of the agriculture and cities during the year.
Future predictions are that the elevation of lowest snowfall will keep rising with many more warm storms on top of a dwindling snow pack. This will cause the water to be lost to the ocean in the proccess of flood control.
That’s true Muslimah, this is what I call a useful “hijab” 🙂 I like snow’s silence.
Yes Naj, it is cold. If you click on the picture it will take you to a website with many other great photos.
Hi Bluebear, longtime 🙂 We haven’t had a serious winter since at least 15 years. Teheran is over 1100 meter above sea level. Yes Kamangir, seems this ugly city is our “product”! We cannot totally hate it 🙂
If it doesn’t snow in Spain, Germany, Montreal … you are all welcome to a snowball party in Teheran 🙂
I have never been to Lebanon, but plane to Europe used to stop in Beirut. I have this childhood memory of this great view of tiled roofs on a hill, and the sea. Lebanon was THE cultural center of the area. Many Iranians used to go there to the university. We also lost this beautiful city…