Blizzards in Europe!!

Extract from an article dated December 28, 2005.....

Chaos …
Snowstorms caused hundreds of train cancellations in Britain and flight disruptions in Germany, Sweden and Portugal, as well as bringing road chaos to Italy, Austria and the Czech Republic.

Worst hit was north-eastern France, where 5000 to 10,000 people spent a chilly night behind the wheel after traffic ground to a halt on a stretch of motorway between the towns of Toul and Nancy, regional authorities said.

In Turkey, temperatures plummeted overnight to minus 31 degrees in the eastern mountain area of Agri.

More than 1000 villages remained cut off by deep snow that blocked access to about 3300 hamlets earlier that week.

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