Snowfall and cold weather paralyzed the Central and southern parts of Italy, leaving without electricity for more than 300 thousand people in the Abruzzo region.
According to media reports, from the elements most affected regions on the coast of the Adriatic sea: the powerful snow and sub-zero temperatures led to school closures, overlapping slopes, cliff lines and falling trees.
For elimination of consequences of bad weather in Abruzzo was put army units. The military is clearing roads from the drifts that exceed the height of the meter.
In the Apulia region in the South of the country, the first recorded victim of the cold weather in your car frozen, was found 67-year-old man.
As the newspaper notes, referring to data of weather forecasters, snowfalls and cold weather will last at least until Thursday. In Northern Italy precipitation is not expected, although the thermometer will drop below zero. In the regions in the centre and South of the Apennines, the snow will continue.
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