This is the closest to Snow I’ve seen in Nigeria
My elder brother who lives in Jos, sent me a few photos just after it rained a few days ago (Wednesday, 17th, September, 2014) and well, as you can see for yourself, it does look like snow at first glance. It’s actually a lot of hailstones as you can see from the close-up photos, but it’s the closest I have seen to snow in these parts.
Growing up, there were a lot of stories about the time it “almost snowed in 1986 (where else but Jos?); up till today, I still wonder what it is to “almost snow.” In any case, here are the photos from wednesday’s “snow”.