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JOHANNESBURG — People poured out of offices, pointed cellphone cameras to the sky and opened their mouths to taste a rare snow fall that fell on Johannesburg, South Africa’s largest city.
The snow started falling Tuesday morning, sending workers rushing outside. Some twirled and danced as the flakes fell. The snow grew heavier in the afternoon, covering rooftops and slicking roads.
Snowflakes are a rare commodity in Johannesburg, even as South Africa endures its winter months. The South African Weather Service said snow last fell here in June 2007.
• From wire dispatches and staff reports
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