Snow blankets a field as a man walks past windmills in the village of Kinderdijk, Netherlands on Sunday. Photo: AFP Snow blankets a field as a man walks past windmills in the village of Kinderdijk, Netherlands on Sunday. Photo: AFP
Snow blankets a field as a man walks past windmills in the village of Kinderdijk, Netherlands on Sunday. Photo: AFP
Extreme weather

Netherlands hit by Storm Darcy, country’s first snowstorm in a decade, as Europe shivers

  • Snowstorm has disrupted planes and trains and put coronavirus testing on hold
  • Dutch authorities declared a rare ‘code red’ emergency as the country was hit by its first proper snowstorm in more than a decade

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Snow blankets a field as a man walks past windmills in the village of Kinderdijk, Netherlands on Sunday. Photo: AFP Snow blankets a field as a man walks past windmills in the village of Kinderdijk, Netherlands on Sunday. Photo: AFP
Snow blankets a field as a man walks past windmills in the village of Kinderdijk, Netherlands on Sunday. Photo: AFP
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