6th January - Today's News: Wintry Weather Across Europe
Blizzards, icy weather grip parts of Europe with severe snowstorms cause road closures, power cuts in Bulgaria while there's been flooding, strong winds hit Poland. Switzerland freezes in coldest night of winter so far and Italy's in for a freezing, snowy long weekend. Here it just looks mild and a bit wet ....
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