Egypt was struck by a snowstorm for the first time in 122 years, bringing snow to Cairo and astonishing residents. Egyptians flooded social media with images of snow-blanketed locales.
The phenomenon topped global news, sparking political humor, amusing quotes, and comics. Major outlets like Mashable, Examiner, and Huffington Post featured the snow in Egypt. Brands also leveraged the event for customer engagement, while calls emerged to aid the homeless in the cold weather.
We’ve sifted through social media, and here’s a glimpse into the sentiment of Egyptians
Trendsmap reveals the Arabic phrase for ‘Snow in Egypt’ is the top trending topic in both the Middle East and the US.