Snow and cold stopped the transport system in Europe

On Monday, December 20, the traffic in many European countries remains paralyzed by snow and freezing temperatures.

Closed due to weather conditions Heathrow Airport in London, Frankfurt and Amsterdam and Paris Roissy airport. In Frankfurt canceled 600 flights from 1300.

Snowfall also violated and rail links. Trains all over Germany come very late or canceled. In addition, due to high demand is difficult to buy tickets.

Municipal services are warning drivers not to travel because of ice. On some highways is 20 cm of snow.

In the UK, the temperature dropped in some areas up to 20 degrees below zero, and last snowfall. After the break, Gatwick Airport in London, Edinburgh and Southampton returned to work in restricted mode. In the central regions of the country disrupted rail service.
Because of the difficult weather conditions canceled the train Eurostar from London to Paris and from London to Brussels. Ticket sales for Eurostar suspended until December 24.

In Paris, about 3,000 passengers were forced to spend the night at the airport of Roissy. In the north, in Normandy disrupted rail service. Due to snowfall in the north-east of the country five thousand homes were without electricity.

According to weather forecast, weather in Europe will last until the end of the week.


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