A fallen tree lies on top of parked cars in the aftermath of a heavy snowfall in Madrid, Spain on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE A fallen tree lies on top of parked cars in the aftermath of a heavy snowfall in Madrid, Spain on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE
A fallen tree lies on top of parked cars in the aftermath of a heavy snowfall in Madrid, Spain on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Extreme weather

Four dead in Spanish storm as troops deployed to help motorists stranded by snow

  • More than 650 roads were blocked by snow, leaving some drivers stuck in their cars from Friday night until Saturday
  • Rescue services reached 1,500 people trapped in cars, while skiers glided down Gran Via, usually one of the busiest streets in the Madrid

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A fallen tree lies on top of parked cars in the aftermath of a heavy snowfall in Madrid, Spain on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE A fallen tree lies on top of parked cars in the aftermath of a heavy snowfall in Madrid, Spain on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE
A fallen tree lies on top of parked cars in the aftermath of a heavy snowfall in Madrid, Spain on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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