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Summer snow in West Mongolia

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Unexpected summer snowfall was reported in the southwestern mountainous parts of Bayan Ulgi province, Mongolia on June 28, 2019. 

According to Jagsalag Khulibek, expert at Bayan-Ulgii Province's meteorological bureau, the completely surprising snowfall had precipitation of 2 – 3 mm (up to 0.09 inches).

It was brought to the country by a powerful cyclone from Siberia. 

Bayan Ulgi province is to the west of Mongolia. It has borders with Russia and China. 

Featured image credit: NASA Terra/MODIS. Acquired June 28, 2019

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