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Heavy snowfall disrupts northern Europe's airports and roads

By Abdul Nisar
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London, Dec 1(ANI): Heavy snowfall has caused disruption across northern Europe, closing airports and bringing traffic to a standstill on Wednesday.

According to the BBC, airports were closed in the United Kingdom, Germany, Spain, France and Switzerland.

One of Britain's busiest airports, Gatwick, was closed, as was Edinburgh airport.

Geneva airport in Switzerland and Lyon-Bron airport in southern France were also closed as staff struggled to clear runways of snow.

Thick snow across Germany blocked roads, and caused flight cancellations and school closures.

According to reports, it was the coldest start to December in Germany for centuries, with some areas reporting temperatures as low as -18C. (ANI)

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