Snowstorm shuts down flights to Spain

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Flights from Dominican international airports to Madrid’s international airport were suspended due to the snowstorm affecting the Spanish capital city. Barajas International Airport closed to international flights until the weather conditions improve. Iberia, Air Europa and Air France flights were affected, according to Aerodom, the Las Americas International Airport operator. As reported, hundreds of passengers were stranded in the country, especially tourists who had reservations on Iberia and Air Europa.



Iberia and Air Europa flights were rescheduled on 11 January after weather improved.



International media is focusing on the snowstorm that is described as the heaviest in decades.



According to reports, this is the worst snowstorm to hit Spain in its history, causing several deaths and chaos in the main avenues, streets and cities of that European nation.



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This is the current situation in Madrid. It hasn't snowed like this for some 40 years.
 

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So glad I live in the tropics.
Thanks for reminding me.