Heavy snowfalls in desert kingdom

Look at the heavy snowfall in the desert kingdom of Jordan, a small country in the Middle East, that rarely sees any freezing temperatures .

The capital of Amman, came to a temporary standstill.

The streets quickly grew empty and the few cars that were on the road , soon got stuck in the drifts.

Heavy rainfall, freezing temperatures and thunderstorms are forecast to last up to three days.

Watch more to see how the city's been blanketed with snow.

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