Heavy snowfall in northern Europe hits normal life; over 300 flights cancelled in Germany [Photos]

Heavy snowfall in Europe including Britain and Germany caused travel mayhem

FP Staff December 11, 2017 12:36:41 IST
Snow falls as a woman crosses Oxford Street in London. The heaviest snowfall in four years in Britain caused travel mayhem on Sunday, while more than 300 flights were cancelled at Germany's busiest airport as several parts of Europe remained covered with snow. AP
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Snow falls as a woman crosses Oxford Street in London. The heaviest snowfall in four years in Britain caused travel mayhem on Sunday, while more than 300 flights were cancelled at Germany's busiest airport as several parts of Europe remained covered with snow. AP
Drivers make their way through heavy snowfall on a highway between Ulm and Stuttgart in Germany. Hundreds of air passengers were also stranded in Frankfurt, Germany's financial capital, as well as Britain, and many took to Twitter to complain. Reuters
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Drivers make their way through heavy snowfall on a highway between Ulm and Stuttgart in Germany. Hundreds of air passengers were also stranded in Frankfurt, Germany's financial capital, as well as Britain, and many took to Twitter to complain. Reuters
Heavy snowfall in Germany and other parts of Europe severely affected transportation services. Some 330 flights were cancelled by 4 pm GMT (9.30 pm IST) after heavy snow and sub-zero temperatures struck the region around Frankfurt. Reuters
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Heavy snowfall in Germany and other parts of Europe severely affected transportation services. Some 330 flights were cancelled by 4 pm GMT (9.30 pm IST) after heavy snow and sub-zero temperatures struck the region around Frankfurt. Reuters
A snowman and dog on a bench in Worcester, England. Police forces in worst-hit Wales and central England urged motorists not to travel unless "absolutely necessary" as they dealt with surging calls. AP
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A snowman and dog on a bench in Worcester, England. Police forces in worst-hit Wales and central England urged motorists not to travel unless "absolutely necessary" as they dealt with surging calls. AP
Snow envelopes parked cars in Minsk, Belarus. Power was also cut in several parts of Europe due to gale-force winds. Reuters
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Snow envelopes parked cars in Minsk, Belarus. Power was also cut in several parts of Europe due to gale-force winds. Reuters