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Blanket of snow and icy conditions across Italy for New Year

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By Euronews
Blanket of snow and icy conditions across Italy for New Year

<p>Southern Italy is experiencing unusually wintry weather.</p> <p>In Rome, arctic-inspired winds brought temperatures as low as minus eight degrees Celsius. </p> <p>For the first time in almost 20 years, cities such as Palermo woke up under a white blanket. It even reached as far as Sardinia.</p> <p>Highway authorities said motorways across the country were in bad condition, blocked by snow and ice.</p>