Storm Filomena: Spain sees ‘exceptional’ snowfall
Storm Filomena has blanketed parts of Spain in heavy snow, with half of the country on red alert for more on Saturday. Madrid, one of the worst affected areas, is set to see up to 20cm (eight inches) of snow in the next 24 hours. The city’s airport has closed along with a number of roads. On Friday evening, a number of vehicles became stranded on a motorway near the capital.