Snow has capped the peaks of the mountains and valets of Saint Catherine in southern Sinai, and turned white in a peasant scene Tuesday morning.
Streets of Mediterranean city of Alexandria were snow-covered on Sunday, as temperature dropped in a rare event that overwhelmed social media posts.
Bryan Jackson, a National Weather Service meteorologist, said the core of the vortex was pulling north into eastern Canada, though residual icy air was still pushing over to the U.S. Northeast.
"I hope everyone gets a nice cup of tea after this," Meghan said as she and her husband chatted to those who had waited in the cold to see them as snow fell.
A mural by elusive British street artist Banksy depicting a child enjoying falling snow that is in fact pollution from a burning bin has been sold for over 100,000 pounds ($130,000) to a British art dealer.
Heavy snowfall and deadly blizzards lashed Europe Thursday, forcing airports to cancel or delay flights around the continent.
A wintry blast of freezing temperatures swept across Europe on Sunday.
The Eiffel Tower turned away tourists as snow swept across northern France, causing traffic chaos in Paris during its first real dose of winter this season.
Heavy snow continued to affect parts of China on Saturday, closing highways, causing train and flight cancellations.
After months of waiting for the snow to arrive, Tehranis were hit by massive snowfall overnight on Sunday that shut airports and schools.
The Japanese capital of Tokyo on Tuesday dug out from more than 20 cm of snow that had snarled traffic.
The storm, packing winds gusts of more than 70 miles per hour (113 kph), dumped a foot or more of snow throughout the region.