MADRID, Dec. 12 (.) –
The cold storm that is hitting a large part of the United Kingdom has left a snow stamp in the capital, London, which has suffered problems in some of the main means of transport, including air, with more than a hundred flights canceled between Sunday and the Monday.
The country has experienced one of the coldest nights of the year. In Scotland, the thermometer has plummeted below 15 degrees below zero and in the Highlands area, educational centers have remained closed as a precaution, to avoid displacement.
A similar measure has also been adopted in Cornwall, England, although the main complications have been in large cities such as London, where the tube has suffered delays and airports have experienced scenes of collapse. At Stansted airport, up to 15 centimeters of snow has accumulated, according to the BBC.
No new snowfall is expected, but the Police have recognized that the frost can complicate circulation on Tuesday as well, so the authorities have urged the population to take extreme precautions both when moving on the road and even walking on the sidewalks. against the risk of falls.
The Police have confirmed this Monday the death of three children of eight, ten and eleven years of age who fell on Sunday into the waters of a frozen lake near Solihull, in England. A fourth minor, six years old, remains admitted in critical condition.