2013 Middle East cold snap

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The 2013 Middle East cold snap, also referred to as Alexa,[2] refers to the winter storm that hit the Middle East region in December 2013, affecting Syria, Palestine, Jordan, Israel, Lebanon, Turkey, and Egypt.[3][4] The storm severely affected millions of poor and displaced people across the region, especially afflicting refugees from the Syrian civil war.[2][5]

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2013 Middle East cold snap
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Animated of H500 during December 6–14, 2013 in the Middle East.
FormedDecember 11, 2013
DissipatedDecember 15, 2013
Fatalities8[1]
Areas affectedIsrael,Palestine, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Egypt, Cyprus, Turkey, northern Saudi Arabia
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Snow-stranded automobiles in the Israeli settlement of Har Adar, December 2013

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