Blizzard hits Lebanon

12 Dec 2016 –  Closes mountain roads in Lebanon.

“Strong climatic storm” (blizzard) detained dozens of cars on the highway between Beirut and the Bekaa in Dahr al-Baydar area.

Snowstorm cut off many of the mountain roads in Lebanon

Intensified air blowing storm (blizzard) hit Lebanon Sahabha Anhmarat with dense snow, heavy rains and strong winds since early today and continues on the mountain heights, including northern Lebanon region.

Lebanese authorities warned drivers to put metal chains on their tires to avoid sliding due to layers of ice on the roads caused by temperatures below zero Celsius in many upland interior and other areas.

Thanks to Argiris Diamantis for these links