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Winter Begins Today

Posted: December 21, 2012 at 5:10 a.m.

Winter, the driest season, doesn’t bring much promise to alleviate the ongoing drought that has parched the region this year.

at A Glance

Sun And Seasons

The winter solstice is the shortest day of the year north of the equator. It is when the Northern Hemisphere is the most inclined away from the sun. As winter progresses, the sun moves toward the Northern Hemisphere, and the days get longer.

Source: nasa.gov

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