International Desk: Spain has recorded snowfall this year. Mercury has fallen to minus 25.4 degrees Celsius in the country's capital, Madrid. Madrid has experienced record snowfall during the last 50 years. Water supply has been disrupted in many cities and villages including the capital. Trees have also been damaged due to snowfall across the country.
Five people have died so far due to heavy snowfall in Spain. In the central and northeastern region of Spain, mercury has gone well below minus. The accumulation of snow on the roads has increased the slippage considerably. Hundreds of people have slipped on the ice and broken their bones.
In Spain's Philomena, 3 people lost their lives on the weekend due to snowfall and terrible cold, while Barcelona administration officials said two more died on Tuesday. Officials said both of the men who died on Tuesday were homeless. Both of them died due to hypothermia.
Spain's capital, Madrid, has received record snowfall this year. The mercury has dropped to minus 25.4 degrees Celsius. Madrid has received record snowfall during the last 50 years. Water supply is being disrupted in many cities and villages including the capital. Trees have also been damaged due to snowfall across the country.
On Tuesday, there was so much snow that road blocks were blocked everywhere and there were reports of traffic disruptions from all over the country. According to the traffic department, reports of road closures due to snowfall were received from all over the country, but it is difficult to tell its number.