heavy snow falls have taken care of in the North of Italy for disabilities on the streets and in the railway traffic. The A22 Autostrada del Brennero motorway to stay for the time being, blocked, reported the South Tyrol civil protection. Close to the border to Austria was gone, the news Agency Ansa, according to an avalanche on a highway section. No one hurt had been.

the travelers were sitting, according to media hours reports in their cars. Lorries without snow chains stayed on the ground and blocked the roadway. Also, the clean-up work has been difficult, according to the civil protection. Tourists in the Puster valley and the adjacent valleys were called, planned to Leave to delay.

Also in rail transport, there were significant delays and cancellations. Because the Situation on many roads, “critical”, could not partial to rail replacement buses, so the civil protection.

In Parts of Central and southern Italy prepared instead of snow, heavy rain problems. Rivers in Emilia-Romagna was warned of high water.

cop/dpa