- A video making the rounds on social media has captured a rare weather situation that reportedly happened in Edo state
- In the video, it appeared to be raining balls of ice or what many regard as snow
- Many found it awkward while others marvelled at the discovery
A Nigerian man has left social media users in amazement as to the unusual weather discovery he made in his compound.
In a trending clip making the round, a yet-to-be-identified shared the moment it heavily rained balls of ice or what many tag as snow.
The video was said to have been taken in Irrua in Edo state, according to Naija.
In the video shared on Twitter by @Naija_PR, an unidentified man exclaimed that what is commonplace in foreign nations is now happening in his compound.
Watch the video here:
It wasn't however stated if it's the first time such a thing will be happening in the area.
Many on Twitter wondered why it'd rain ice in Edo state, others expressed surprise.
"Àwọn weyrey una too dey sin.. No be rain dey fall na God instruct the angel make dem dey stone una.. Efe ku."
"Bt hnstly it hppns when hail forms in air currents, called updrafts n downdrafts, in thunderstorms. The updrafts carry droplets of supercooled water which freeze into ice particles. More supercooled water droplets hit the particles as winds toss them around."
"This kind thing de happen for North wella. No just try go stay under, you'll have yourself to blame."
"I never go the abroad but I sure this one is iced blocks not snow. You no hear the sound??"
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that residents expressed excitement as snow dropped down from the sky.
A young man living in the area captured the moment on his camera phone and described it as the blessings of God as He has come to wash away their sins. He excitedly showed the icy substance dropping from the sky and even showed an aged woman walking under the strange fall of snow.
While some are already questioning why such will happen in such a country as Nigeria, known to experience tropical climate all year long, some social media users are regarding as indeed a blessing as such things cannot be described as anything else.