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Must See : Photos of ‘Snow’ that Fell in Ekiti State Yesterday

March 26, 2017


It was excitement in Ado Ekiti on Saturday as ‘snow’ fell from the sky during a heavy downpour in the state. Many people witnessed the incident but some are saying it also rained ice blocks.
From the pictures seen, it could said that it was a hail storm. The shocking incident was captured on camera by mostly students of Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, and the Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, who took snapshots of the white solid substance.
 An excited resident wrote: “Raining #ice here in iworoko Ekiti, mehn I never see this kind rain before o, I’m just like wow.”
The rain lasted for barely 40 mins. Speaking about the incident, Ireoluwa Akinyemi, a fresh graduate of EKSU said it was a refreshing experience for him.
“I have not seen snow in this magnitude before, I’m really excited. It is a lovely experience.”
Another neighbour, Kemi Fadairo, said the size of the snow was the biggest she had seen.
“I have been seeing snows fall but these are the biggest I have seen,” she said.
 Eyewitnesses showed evidence of the ice blocks that fell as pictured circulated online.
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  • Reply Ike Ani March 30, 2017 at 8:45 pm

    this is rare o…..

  • Reply awoofBonusup2100% May 26, 2017 at 10:10 pm

    the last time i got to see this was far back 1991 at Cross River State

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