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BERLIN | Workers in Alps use break in weather to clear snow

BERLIN—Jan 12, 2019—Workers in southern Germany are using a break in the weather to try and clear heavy loads of snow from roofs and roads. Heavy snow has paralyzed parts of Europe in recent days, cutting off mountain villages, disrupting transport and triggering avalanches. In all, at least 21 weather-related deaths have been reported across … Continue reading BERLIN | Workers in Alps use break in weather to clear snow

BELGRADE, Serbia | Snow in the Balkans disrupts traffic, closes down schools

BELGRADE, Serbia—Jan 11, 2019—Heavy snowfall this week in the Balkans has closed down schools, left remote villages cut off and disrupted traffic and power supplies in many areas in the region. Serbia’s state TV said Friday that four municipalities in the southwest of the country have introduced emergency measures, warning of snow piling up on … Continue reading BELGRADE, Serbia | Snow in the Balkans disrupts traffic, closes down schools