LONDON (AP) — Extreme weather in Europe, starting from floods in France to heavy snow in Germany, has introduced about disruption and ruin — but also stunning backdrops to scrutinize or play in.
Floodwaters devastated many vineyards and orchards in southwestern France, whereas the Seine River overflowed its banks for a fifth straight day in Paris.
In Britain, heavy snow is anticipated for the coming days and place to ship disruption to southeast England as bitterly cold winds grip critical of the nation. Some areas within the U.K. picked up accumulation Sunday.
A blizzard and stable winds pounded northern and western Germany, forcing trains to execute journeys and ensuing in a entire lot of car crashes. Police acknowledged bigger than two dozen other folks fill been injured on cold roads.
But the storms fill also introduced picturesque scenes, with other folks playing the day as Sahara sand colored the snow shut to Altenberg, Germany. And a pony walked in gift shut to Millhouse Inexperienced in northeast England, whereas a horse-drawn carriage drove thru the German town of in some unspecified time in the future of a flurry.
A particular person ragged a surfboard to sled down a snow-covered hill in Wye Nationwide Nature Reserve shut to Ashford in southern England.
The weather is made up our minds to remain frigid within the coming days across the continent. Temperatures dipped to -21 C (-5.8 F) in Lithuania’s capital, Vilnius, on Sunday.