Hundreds of motorists trapped amid severe snow in Scotland

Hundreds of motorists trapped amid severe snow in Scotland
Copyright Traffic Scotland
By Euronews
Share this articleComments
Share this articleClose Button
Copy/paste the article video embed link below:Copy to clipboardCopied

A red alert for snow was issued in Scotland for the first time ever on Wednesday, which signals that the weather poses a danger to life.


Heavy snow trapped hundreds of people on a motorway in Scotland overnight with fuel and other supplies having to be delivered by emergency services.

A red alert for snow is in force in the area, warning of a potential risk to life. It's the first time it's ever been issued in Scotland, and only the second time in the UK.

The Siberian weather is causing major disruption to road, rail and air transport, with hundreds of cancellations

Much of Europe remains caught in the grip of freezing temperatures - in Amsterdam, iconic canals have frozen over.

While in Denmark a fishing vessel was crushed after it became stuck in ice - its captain was safely rescued.

For many across Europe it should be a welcome return to milder weather next week

Share this articleComments

You might also like

Snow falls in the UK capital, covers Buckingham Palace in white

Higher temperatures recorded in Arctic than Europe

Low temperatures have brought snow to San Sebastian beach in Spain