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Heavy snow blankets part of South Africa

2012-08-08 08:09:00 GMT2012-08-08 16:09:00(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

South Africa’s Nottingham Road was dressed in a white blanket of snow that fell intermittently throughout the day on August 7, 2012. Local residents said it was the largest snowfall in the past 15 years. By Tuesday afternoon, the South African Weather Service said eight of the nine provinces - all but Limpopo - were experiencing the snow. (Xinhua/CFP Photo)

South Africa’s Nottingham Road was dressed in a white blanket of snow that fell intermittently throughout the day on August 7, 2012. Local residents said it was the largest snowfall in the past 15 years. By Tuesday afternoon, the South African Weather Service said eight of the nine provinces - all but Limpopo - were experiencing the snow. (Xinhua/CFP Photo)

South Africa’s Nottingham Road was dressed in a white blanket of snow that fell intermittently throughout the day on August 7, 2012. Local residents said it was the largest snowfall in the past 15 years. By Tuesday afternoon, the South African Weather Service said eight of the nine provinces - all but Limpopo - were experiencing the snow. (Xinhua/CFP Photo)

South Africa’s Nottingham Road was dressed in a white blanket of snow that fell intermittently throughout the day on August 7, 2012. Local residents said it was the largest snowfall in the past 15 years. By Tuesday afternoon, the South African Weather Service said eight of the nine provinces - all but Limpopo - were experiencing the snow. (Xinhua/CFP Photo)

South Africa’s Nottingham Road was dressed in a white blanket of snow that fell intermittently throughout the day on August 7, 2012. Local residents said it was the largest snowfall in the past 15 years. By Tuesday afternoon, the South African Weather Service said eight of the nine provinces - all but Limpopo - were experiencing the snow. (Xinhua/CFP Photo)

South Africa witnessed the largest snowfall in the past 15 years. By Tuesday afternoon, the South African Weather Service said eight of the nine provinces - all but Limpopo - were experiencing the snow.

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