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Spain hit by record snowfall
  • A man walks past fallen tree branches after a heavy snowfall in Madrid on January 11, 2021. - Schools, courts and museums were closed throughout central Spain for two days after the region was hit with a massive snowstorm. (Photo by Gabriel BOUYS / AFP) (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP via Getty Images)
  • A woman walks along Paseo Castellana covered with the snow in Madrid, Spain, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. The Spanish capital is trying to get back on its feet after a 50-year record snowfall that paralyzed large parts of central Spain over the weekend. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
  • A man walks through the snow along Paseo Castellana in Madrid, Spain, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. The Spanish capital is trying to get back on its feet after a 50-year record snowfall that paralyzed large parts of central Spain over the weekend. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
  • A man drags a garbage container through snow and ice in Madrid, Spain, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. The Spanish capital is trying to get back on its feet after a 50-year record snowfall that paralyzed large parts of central Spain over the weekend. (AP Photo/Paul White)
  • A plough clears snow in downtown Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021. A large part of central Spain including the capital of Madrid are slowly clearing snow after the country's worst snowstorm in recent memory. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
  • People walk through Oriente square covered with snow in downtown Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021. A large part of central Spain including the capital of Madrid are slowly clearing snow after the country's worst snowstorm in recent memory. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
  • People walk through Oriente square covered with snow in downtown Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021. A large part of central Spain including the capital of Madrid are slowly clearing snow after the country's worst snowstorm in recent memory. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
  • People walk along a street with snow and fallen tree branches during after a heavy snowfall in downtown Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021. A large part of central Spain including the capital of Madrid are slowly clearing snow after the country's worst snowstorm in recent memory. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
  • A plough clears snow in downtown Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021. A large part of central Spain including the capital of Madrid slowly cleared snow after the country's worst snowstorm in recent memory. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
  • Members of the military walks through snow in downtown Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021. A large part of central Spain including the capital of Madrid are slowly clearing snow after the country's worst snowstorm in recent memory. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
  • Neighbours have drinks in the middle of the street during a heavy snowfall in Bustarviejo, outskirts of Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. A persistent blizzard has blanketed large parts of Spain with 50-year record levels of snow, halting traffic and leaving thousands trapped in cars or in train stations and airports that suspended all services as the snow kept falling on Saturday. Half of Spain is on alert, with five provinces on their highest level of warning. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
  • People walk during a heavy snowfall in downtown Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. A persistent blizzard has blanketed large parts of Spain with 50-year record levels of snow, halting traffic and leaving thousands trapped in cars or in train stations and airports that suspended all services as the snow kept falling on Saturday. (AP Photo/Andrea Comas)
  • A boy practices snowboarding during a heavy snowfall in Bustarviejo, outskirts of Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. A persistent blizzard has blanketed large parts of Spain with 50-year record levels of snow, halting traffic and leaving thousands trapped in cars or in train stations and airports that suspended all services as the snow kept falling on Saturday. Half of Spain is on alert, with five provinces on their highest level of warning. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
  • A woman tries to remove the snow from her car during a heavy snowfall in downtown Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. A persistent blizzard has blanketed large parts of Spain with 50-year record levels of snow, halting traffic and leaving thousands trapped in cars or in train stations and airports that suspended all services as the snow kept falling on Saturday. (AP Photo/Andrea Comas)
  • A man slips and falls crossing the street during a heavy snowfall in central Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, prompting a red weather alert and military assistance to rescue people trapped in cars. An unusual and persistent blizzard has blanketed large parts of Spain with snow, freezing traffic and leaving thousands trapped in cars or in train stations and airports that had suspended all services as the snow kept falling on Saturday.(AP Photo/Paul White)
  • A man removes the snow from his car as the snow falls in Rivas Vaciamadrid, Spain, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. An unusual and persistent blizzard has blanketed large parts of Spain with snow, freezing traffic and leaving thousands trapped in cars or in train stations and airports that had suspended all services as the snow kept falling on Saturday. The capital, Madrid, and other parts of central Spain activated for the first time its red weather alert, its highest, and called in the military to rescue people from cars vehicles trapped in everything from small roads to the city's major thoroughfares. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
  • A man skies past the Spanish parliament during a heavy snowfall in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. An unusual and persistent blizzard has blanketed large parts of Spain with snow, freezing traffic and leaving thousands trapped in cars or in train stations and airports that had suspended all services as the snow kept falling on Saturday. The capital, Madrid, and other parts of central Spain activated for the first time its red weather alert, its highest, and called in the military to rescue people from cars vehicles trapped in everything from small roads to the city's major thoroughfares. (AP Photo/Paul White)
  • Frozen laundry hangs on a line outside an apartment window after a heavy snowfall in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. Spain is on high alert as a cold snap is covering much of the country with snow disrupting road, sea, rail and air traffic with the capital, Madrid enduring what the city's mayor described as "the worst storm in 80 years." (AP Photo/Paul White)
  • MADRID, SPAIN - JANUARY 11: Army personnel clean the entrance to the Gregorio Marañon Hospital on January 11, 2021 in Madrid, Spain. Since last Saturday, several army units have been responsible for clearing the entrances to several hospitals in the capital which the accumulated snow had made inaccessible, making the arrival of medical personnel, patients and material difficult. (Photo by Jesús Hellín/Europa Press via Getty Images)
  • A man clears the snow outside his door after a heavy snowfall in Madrid on January 11, 2021. - Schools, courts and museums were closed throughout central Spain for two days after the region was hit with a massive snowstorm. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP) (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP via Getty Images)
  • MADRID, SPAIN - JANUARY 11: Puerta de Atocha Station surrounded by snow, on January 11, 2021 in Madrid (Spain). Yesterday, Adif re-established traffic, which was interrupted by the intense snow storm caused by the 'Filomena' storm, in several points of the network with destination and origin in Madrid. Traffic on both routes between Puerta de Atocha and Seville/Malaga, between Puerta de Atocha and Levante and between Puerta de Atocha and León has been resumed. Traffic has also been restored on the high-speed corridors to the south, Levante and Valladolid and the commercial service between Puerta de Atocha and Toledo. Suburban lines C2 (Guadalajara / Atocha / Chamartín), C3 (Chamartín-Aranjuez) and C3A (El Escorial-Aranjuez), and C5 (Móstoles-El Soto / Atocha / Villaverde Alto) were re-established yesterday. (Photo by Eduardo Parra/Europa Press via Getty Images)(Photo by Europa Press News/Europa Press via Getty Images)
  • VALLADOLID, SPAIN - JANUARY 10: Stadium of Real Valladolid, snow during the La Liga Santander match between Real Valladolid v Valencia at the Estadio Nuevo Jose Zorrilla on January 10, 2021 in Valladolid Spain (Photo by David S. Bustamante/Soccrates/Getty Images)
  • Damage caused by the storm Filomena in Madrid, Spain on 10 January, 2021. Storm Filomena brought more than 50cm of snow to the Spanish capital, the most in decades. (Photo by Oscar Gonzalez/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
  • Damage caused by the storm Filomena in Madrid, Spain on 10 January, 2021. Storm Filomena brought more than 50cm of snow to the Spanish capital, the most in decades. (Photo by Oscar Gonzalez/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
  • MADRID, SPAIN - JANUARY 10: A member of the UME (Military Emergency Unit) works to clear the snow around Gregorio Marañon Hospital a day after the heaviest snowfall in decades on January 10, 2021 in Madrid, Spain. Storm Filomena brought more than 50cm of snow to the Spanish capital, the most in decades. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)