Reuters - Video

Edition: US | UK | IN | CN | JP

Lifestyle

Record snow in Swedish capital

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 00:48

Record November snow causes traffic chaos, school closures and airplane delays in Stockholm. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

▲ Hide Transcript

View Transcript

NATURAL ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Stockholm on Wednesday (November 9) measured the deepest November snow since records began in 1905, causing widespread traffic chaos. Snow continued to fall throughout the day and as a result most buses were cancelled, planes were delayed or cancelled and some schools were closed because teachers and pupils could not get there. The meteorological service, SMHI, said the snow depth broke the previous record of 29 centimetres in 1985. It also said that although it was the deepest snow since records began, it could not yet confirm whether there was also a snow fall record for the day. Although Swedes are used to snow, it tends to come later in the season and many were caught unprepared.

Press CTRL+C (Windows), CMD+C (Mac), or long-press the URL below on your mobile device to copy the code

Record snow in Swedish capital

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 00:48