The Snow In Kenya hashtag is still trending after snowy substances hit Nyahururu, Nyandarua County yesterday evening setting of the snow in Kenya jokes euphoria.
Many Kenyans living in the area took to the streets to have fun with the whitish substances, taking photos and posting them on social media.
The rare occurrence has sparked something of a debate online with many relating the incidence to climate change and others to the end of the world.
Atypical of Kenyans with events such as this one, social media, has since become awash with memes and hilarious jokes.
Shortly after news of the incidence sent the internet abuzz, The Kenyan Meteorological Agency took to their Twitter account to explain that the whitish substance was not snow but a hailstorm.
The event in Nyahururu is a hail storm. Such storms occurs when there is abrupt convection and rain clouds form too fast.
— Kenya Met Department (@KenyaMetService) July 4, 2017
However, Kenyans hit back at the Agency accusing them of trying to spoil their ecstasy over the Westernesque occurrence.
One Twitter user XVOCREW posted this;
— xvocrew (@alvin_xdd) July 4, 2017
Another User named Omar Bond also replied the Agency’s post saying;
It’s Snow. We have decided.
— Omar Bond (@AstronautKE) July 5, 2017
Other Snow In Kenya Jokes And Memes Posted By Kenyans Online
— Omeri Evans (@evansomeri) July 4, 2017
— Rennie_lk (@rennynjuguna) July 5, 2017
A Game of Thrones Fan Tweeted;
John Snow passed by @Nyahururu today and left some gifts for the many GAME OF THRONES FANS IN KENYA.
— Okanda Jnr Wangira (@OkandaJnr) July 4, 2017
Nyahuru snowing! Winter lovers ama watu Wa USIU wenye four seasons taking their chances there. #snowinkenya
— joe bongah (@jowbonga) July 5, 2017
Snow in Nyahururu proves that Kenya is not in the African continent. My friend we are evolving.
— TeamXtianDela (@Xtiandela_jr) July 5, 2017
— Sam Moko (@sammoko) July 4, 2017
— Ian kim (@Iankym3) July 4, 2017
With no doubt, the most hilarious of the snow in Kenya jokes came from a travel agency named Bonfire Adventures and Event. The Agency sent Kenyans hysterics after it announced on social media her plans to monetize from Nyahururu’s snowy weather.
For a weekend of snow at Nyahururu, the agency is charging KSh 11,500 per person, per night. The fee includes lodging at luxurious Panari Resort-Nyahururu. Perks include skiing.
Bonfire Adventures and Event Facebook Post
The post went viral and generated a substantial number of likes and shares. The majority of the comments showered acclaim on the Agency’s marketing department.
One Facebook user made a jest at the Agency saying;
On Twitter user said;
— NgathaWambiri (@NgathaWambiri) July 4, 2017