The mayor of Naples advised residents ‘only to leave their homes if strictly necessary’.
“For Wales, this could be a repeat of 1947 ! That huge snow came in March.” – Lyn Jenkins
Hundreds of schools closed, flights cancelled, rail services disrupted, four killed in serious crashes after heavy snow hit parts of the UK.
Not seen for at least 30 years.
Minus 30.5 degrees C (-22.9F)
“Russian cold blast finally hit Italy,” says Dr Mirco Poletto in Italy. “Here are some low temps from the northeast. Note that in Campoluzzo (near Vicenza) was recorded a low of -40°C only because sensor could not go lower!
Below-freezing forecast for many areas.
Record temperatures across much of Europe.
Breaks 47-year-old record.
The temperature on Friday (Feb 23) in Vale do Cruzeiro, about 16km from the center of São Joaquim, dropped to 5.7ºC in the shelter and -2.4ºC in the grass,