• Short Summary

    EUROPE WAS IN WINTER'S ICY GRIP AGAIN TODAY (THURSDAY) AS BLIZZARDS SWEPT COUNTRIES FROM SWEDEN TO SOUTHERN ITALY, BRINGING AN END TO THE CONTINENT'S BRIEF THAW.

  • Description

    EUROPE WAS IN WINTER'S ICY GRIP AGAIN TODAY (THURSDAY) AS BLIZZARDS SWEPT COUNTRIES FROM SWEDEN TO SOUTHERN ITALY, BRINGING AN END TO THE CONTINENT'S BRIEF THAW.IN NICE, ON THE FRENCH RIVIERA, HEAVY SNOW FELL FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 1956.

    THE RESORT'S FAMED SEA-FRONT, USUALLY BATHED IN SUNSHINE AT THIS TIME OF YEAR, WAS BLANKETED WITH SNOW.RARE PLANTS AND SHRUBS IN SUB-TROPICAL GARDENS WERE RUINED IN THE COLD SNAP.TRAFFIC CHAOS SPREAD ALONG RIVIERA COASTAL ROADS.

    ROME HAD ITS FIRST REAL SNOWFALL FOR SEVEN YEARS - ABOUT ONE INCH (25 MM).TRAFFIC IN THE CITY WAS THROWN OUT OF GEAR AS SNOW TURNED TO ICE, ABOUT 200 PEOPLE WERE INJURED IN FALLS ON ICE-SLICKED STREETS.SNOW ALSO ENVELOPED THE ISLE OF CAPRI AND MOUNT VENSUVIUS, NEAR NAPLES, FOR THE FIRST TIME IN NEARLY A DECADE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9JI2V72VKUGCPP17NSN9CNIAM
    Media URN:
    VLVA9JI2V72VKUGCPP17NSN9CNIAM
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/01/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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