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Filomena Storm: Heavy Snowfall Dips Mercury Level in Spain to Its Lowest in 20 Years

World | Associated Press | January 13, 2021, 2:05 pm
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 Much of Spain struggled in the aftermath of a massive snowfall on Jan. 12 that hardened into ice amid a record cold snap that turned streets and roads into safety hazards in areas unaccustomed to extreme winters. Overnight temperatures were the coldest since at least 2001 and dropped in some places to the lowest since 1982, according to the Spanish weather agency AEMET.<br /><br />The old Madrid-Burgos railway is covered by snow in the area of Bustarviejo, outskirts of Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)
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Much of Spain struggled in the aftermath of a massive snowfall on Jan. 12 that hardened into ice amid a record cold snap that turned streets and roads into safety hazards in areas unaccustomed to extreme winters. Overnight temperatures were the coldest since at least 2001 and dropped in some places to the lowest since 1982, according to the Spanish weather agency AEMET.

The old Madrid-Burgos railway is covered by snow in the area of Bustarviejo, outskirts of Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 People walk after a snowfall, at Cibeles Square in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)
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People walk after a snowfall, at Cibeles Square in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 A view of the snow-covered ground, in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)
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A view of the snow-covered ground, in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 People walk through snow at Puerta de Alcala square in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)
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People walk through snow at Puerta de Alcala square in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 A plough clears snow in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)
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A plough clears snow in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 The Cibeles monument is covered with snow in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)
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The Cibeles monument is covered with snow in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 Members of the military walk through snow in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)
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Members of the military walk through snow in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 A view of Oriente square covered with snow with the Royal Palace in front of downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)
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A view of Oriente square covered with snow with the Royal Palace in front of downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 People walk after a snowfall, at Cibeles Square in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)
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People walk after a snowfall, at Cibeles Square in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 People take part in a protest against the lockdown in place due to coronavirus, after the snowfall, in Pamplona, northern Spain. (Image: AP)
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People take part in a protest against the lockdown in place due to coronavirus, after the snowfall, in Pamplona, northern Spain. (Image: AP)

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 The Cibeles monument is covered with snow in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)
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The Cibeles monument is covered with snow in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 People walk through snow in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)
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People walk through snow in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 People walk through Gran Via avenue in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)
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People walk through Gran Via avenue in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 People walk through snow at Sol Square in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)
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People walk through snow at Sol Square in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 A view of Oriente square covered with snow with the Royal Palace in front of downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)
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A view of Oriente square covered with snow with the Royal Palace in front of downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 People walk through snow at Sol Square in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)
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People walk through snow at Sol Square in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 People walk along a street with snow and fallen tree branches during heavy snowfall in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)
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People walk along a street with snow and fallen tree branches during heavy snowfall in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 People walk through snow at Sol Square in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)
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People walk through snow at Sol Square in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 A man snowboards at the Gran Via avenue in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)
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A man snowboards at the Gran Via avenue in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 People walk through Oriente square covered with snow in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)
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People walk through Oriente square covered with snow in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 People walk through Oriente square covered with snow in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)
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People walk through Oriente square covered with snow in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 A general view after heavy snowfall in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)
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A general view after heavy snowfall in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 A plough clears snow in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)
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A plough clears snow in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 A general view after heavy snowfall in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)
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A general view after heavy snowfall in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 A woman and child enjoy the snow in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)
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A woman and child enjoy the snow in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 A man walks through the snow in Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)
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A man walks through the snow in Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 People walk along Paseo Castellana covered with the snow in Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)
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People walk along Paseo Castellana covered with the snow in Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 A woman walks along Paseo Castellana covered with the snow in Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)
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A woman walks along Paseo Castellana covered with the snow in Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 A man drags a garbage container through snow and ice in Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)
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A man drags a garbage container through snow and ice in Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 A military police officer clears snow and ice from the street in Madrid. (Image: AP)
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A military police officer clears snow and ice from the street in Madrid. (Image: AP)

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 A man puts goods into his car in Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)
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A man puts goods into his car in Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 A man walks across a street covered with snow and ice in Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)
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A man walks across a street covered with snow and ice in Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 A man attempts to sweep away frozen snow and ice with a broom in Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)
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A man attempts to sweep away frozen snow and ice with a broom in Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 A man sprinkles salt on snow and ice next to uncollected overflowing garbage bins in Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)
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A man sprinkles salt on snow and ice next to uncollected overflowing garbage bins in Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)

  • First Published: January 13, 2021, 2:05 pm

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