• Short Summary

    THE WORST SNOWSTORM IN YEARS HIT ROME TODAY (WEDNESDAY). BLIZZARDS SWEPT ACROSS MOST OF ITALY,?

  • Description

    THE WORST SNOWSTORM IN YEARS HIT ROME TODAY (WEDNESDAY). BLIZZARDS SWEPT ACROSS MOST OF ITALY, AND IN ROME ITSELF ST PETER'S SQUARE WAS BLANKETED IN SNOW. TRAFFIC WAS DISRUPTED AND WORKERS AND SCHOOLCHILDREN WERE FORCED TO STAY AT HOME.

    SNOW-CLEARING SQUADS, NORMALLY CALLED OUT ONLY TWICE A YEAR IN THE ITALIAN CAPITAL, BATTLED TO KEEP THE STREETS CLEAR AMID THE CONGESTED TRAFFIC. UP TO SIX INCHES (15 CM) OF SNOW COVERED THE STREETS, AFTER AN UNUSUALLY COLD NIGHT, WITH THE TEMPERATURES DOWN TO MINUS FIVE CENTIGRADE (23 FAHRENHEIT).

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4UB3QG72F9ZWRW9N5Q1FUI0D9
    Media URN:
    VLVA4UB3QG72F9ZWRW9N5Q1FUI0D9
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/02/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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