Spain: Cold snap plummets temperatures to lowest in 20 years

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By ARITZ PARRA | AP
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Tue, 2021-01-12 11:09

MADRID: Much of Spain is struggling to return to normality three days after a 30-hour-long record snowfall that was then hardened by record-low temperatures, turning streets and roads into dangerous ice sheets in areas not used to extreme winters.
Rubén del Campo, spokesman for the Spanish weather agency AEMET, said Tuesday that the previous night had been the coldest since at least 2001. Eleven of Spain’s 51 provinces and autonomous regions were in the highest level of alert.

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