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Heaviest snow in decades buries northern Italian village

Thursday, February 06, 2014 - 00:26

Feb. 6 - The heaviest snowfall to hit northern Italy in decades buries the town of Fraciscio. Gavino Garay reports.

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While snow is no stranger to northern Italy in the winter months, the small village of Fraciscio is virtually buried. It's the heaviest snowfall to hit the region in decades. Snow plows were in full force. Those who braved the elements struggled to walk between massive piles of snow. A weather alert has been issued in the area, and more snow is expected over the weekend.

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Heaviest snow in decades buries northern Italian village

Thursday, February 06, 2014 - 00:26