Beirut, Lebanon (Lebanese Republic)
LEBANESE CHILD PLAYS IN THE SNOW.
Dima Meleab, a nine-year-old Lebanese child plays in the snow in Bahamdoun village on mount Lebanon January 5. The first major snow and rain fall of the season in Lebanon diminshed fears of drought but newspapers and officials cautioned on Wednesday that levels were below average for this time of year. The town of Bahamdoun, 900 metres above sea level, is one of Lebanon's famous summer resorts.