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23 Jul, 2017 09:25

Snowballs in July? St. Petersburg covered with piles of ‘snow’ (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Snowballs in July? St. Petersburg covered with piles of ‘snow’ (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Fancy throwing snowballs in summer or going barefoot and T-shirt-clad during a ‘snowfall’ in July? This weekend in St. Petersburg, Russia would have been perfect after a heavy hailstorm hit the city.

On Saturday, streets in St. Petersburg were covered with piles of snow and the roads resembled winter rivers. City residents took to social media to share the unusual summer scenery.

Суровое Питерское лето....

Публикация от Анна Брага (@brazhenka)

Сегодня днем на московском пока вы загорали

Публикация от Eleonora Sycheva (@eleonora_mihalna)

Ёжики в тумане... Играют при любой погоде🌨

Публикация от Ирина Орехова (@irsen_irsen)

Петербург, конец июля. #цветгорода #типичныйпитер

Публикация от Александра (@tante_chenille)

Летний городской пейзаж #катаклизмы #град #лето #питер

Публикация от Natasha Kepanova (@nkepanova)

Just last month, Moscow also fell victim to the whims of nature when snow fell upon the Russian capital just as summer was beginning.

READ MORE: June snow in Moscow – just as Trump pulls US out of Paris climate deal (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

The miserable luck with the weather didn’t end there as heavy rain hit the city over and over again, while temperatures remain below normal for this time of year.

READ MORE: ‘We’ll need a boat’: Heavy rainfall hits Russian capital (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)