Mobile phones and cameras were out on Tuesday as a rare snow fell in South Africa.
Pretoria, South Africa's capital, and Johannesburg were among the cities whitened by snow.
While snow is not observed every winter in the city of Johannesburg, it does occur every five years or so, AccuWeather Expert Senior Meteorologist Dale Mohler said.
"There was a stronger-than-usual storm that went farther north than normal. The storm brought colder air from the antarctic region," Mohler added. "Snow falling in Johannesburg is like getting snow in northern Mexico."
Johannesburg sits at an elevation of approximately 5,500 feet at a latitude of about 26 degrees south.
Read more international weather news in AccuWeather Expert Senior Meteorologist Jim Andrews' blog.
This holiday weekend, a rare astronomical phenomenon will occur that will not be seen again until October 2015.
Severe weather and drenching downpours will affect parts of the Plains and Midwest over the Memorial Day Weekend.
"This pup was literally singing when he saw his family," Michelle Karolicki, relocation program manager of the Central Oklahoma Humane Society, said about a reunion that took place on Thursday.
NOAA released its 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season Forecast Thursday, predicting another active season.
During Sunday's race, the skies will be variably cloud with the risk of a few showers.
The Memorial Day weekend was beginning nasty with wind, rain, snow and cold in New England and part of the mid-Atlantic.
Tornado swarm in Iowa, Illinois and Michigan; 74 killed.
Chicago, IL (1992)
32 degrees, latest 32 or lower on record.
Udall, KS (1955)
This town 25 southeast of Wichita was destroyed by a tornado; 80 people dead.