Saturday, February 13, 2010

Rome covered by snow for the first time in 24 years

The winter reached the middle part of Italy. Rome was dusted by a thin layer of snow for the first time in 24 years. The snow brought happiness to Rome's people but also traffic troubles. The main touristic spots like Colosseum, Fontana di Trevi (Trevi Fountain), etc turned white enchanting the inhabitants of the Italy capital. The tourists caught in Rome witnessed an unic moment and took plenty of pictures just to be believed regarding this rare event. Besides the joyful moments, the snow caused also inconveniences in Roma. The Ciampino airport was closed for a few hours and the italian authorities diverted the aerial traffic to Fumicino, the other airport of Rome.
Video 2010 Rome struck by heavy snow since 1986


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