Cold snap hits parts of Europe


Thick ice covering a plant on the shore of Lake Balaton in Balatongyorok, Hungary, on Sunday. Following a mild December, the first shot of frigid air was expected to bring a winter storm across parts of the Balkan Peninsula from yesterday. Snow and ice could cause major travel delays.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 05, 2016, with the headline 'Cold snap hits parts of Europe'. Print Edition | Subscribe