Netherlands Brought To A Virtual Standstill – Traffic Jams 600 Miles Long – KNMI issues Code Red warning

Traffic jams 600 miles long in the Netherlands:

11 Dec 2017 – Heavy snow brought the Netherlands to a virtual standstill today, with record traffic jams, train and flight cancellations and school closures.

In total, traffic jams totaling over 1,000 km (600 miles) were recorded at around 4:30 this afternoon.

Hundreds of flights were cancelled including ALL flights in and out of Eindhoven Airport.

The Dutch weather bureau KNMI issued a Code Red warning, its highest alert, warning of “extremely dangerous” conditions across the country.

Some areas were expecting up to 30 cm (12 inches) of snowfall within 24 hours.

KNMI issues Code Red warning as snow shuts roads, airports and schools

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-netherlands-britain-weather/snow-disrupts-schools-travel-in-uk-netherlands-idUSKBN1E51R1

http://www.dutchnews.nl/wpcms/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/umbrella-on-bike-in-snow-560×420.jpg

https://www.telegraaf.nl/nieuws/1416607/megafiles-door-winterweer

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