• Short Summary

    A LATE CHRISTMAS SNOWFALL HIT THE FRENCH RIVIERA TODAY (MONDAY) AND COVERED THE NEAR-TROPIC VEGETATION WITH SEVERAL INCHES (CENTIMETRES) OF SNOW.

  • Description

    A LATE CHRISTMAS SNOWFALL HIT THE FRENCH RIVIERA TODAY (MONDAY) AND COVERED THE NEAR-TROPIC VEGETATION WITH SEVERAL INCHES (CENTIMETRES) OF SNOW. ROADS HAD TO BE GRITTED AND DRIVERS EXERCISED EXTRA CARE ON THE TWISTING CORNICHES IN THE NICE AREA.

    THE LUSH PALMS AND ORANGE TREES IN THE USUALLY MILD AND SUNNY RESORT OF NICE WERE TRANSFORMED TO CHRISTMAS CARD SCENES, BUT THE CHILDREN WELCOMED THE CHANGE OF PLAYING IN THE SELDOM-SEEN SNOW.

    SNOW ALSO FELL IN SEVERAL PARTS OF ITALY TODAY AND ROME EXPERIENCED ITS SECOND FALL IN TWO DAYS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA31DF60DLIXFZO51JZSIJVJYS4
    Media URN:
    VLVA31DF60DLIXFZO51JZSIJVJYS4
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/12/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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