Roads and railways have closed, trains have been canceled and schools have closed across Romania after the recent snowfall and blizzard.

The A2 highway, linking Bucharest to Constanța, a city on the Romanian Black Sea coast, closed on the evening of February 5 because of the blizzard, reported.

In Buzău, Brăila, Ialomița and Tulcea counties, all national and county roads were closed between 22:00 and 08:00 for all vehicles, except the intervention ones.

Because of the weather conditions, the state-owned railway operator CFR Călători canceled over 30 train rides. The canceled rides are listed here.

In Bucharest, the blizzard caused more than 100 trees to fall down over roads and cars, while 4 billboards and 29 construction elements also fell down, the Bucharest-Ilfov Emergency Inspectorate announced.

Two traffic lights poles fell down and a total of 19 interventions took place in Ilfov county, in places where trees or poles had fallen down.

The public transport in Bucharest was disrupted on the morning of February 6, when the circulation of trams was blocked. The tram line 41 was blocked after a bus skidded over the tram line in the Presei Libere Square.

No trams were leaving from the square, while in the opposite direction trams were blocked in the Agronomie area. The trams running on lines 1, 8, 11, 25 and 47 were also blocked on Progresului Road, the Bucharest Public Transport Company (STB) announced.

Across the country, schools in four counties are closed on February 6 because of the weather. The Education Ministry announced that no classes will be held in schools in Brăila, Buzău, Călărași and Ialomița counties, where blizzard and strong winds are expected.

As such, a total of 102 schools remain closed in Brăila, 155 in Buzău, 97 in Călărași, and 93 in Ialomița. Schools will also be closed in Tulcea county, except for those in the town of Tulcea.

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It seems that we really miss snow this winter in Europe. However, Canadians never miss it! Watch the breathtaking timelapse video in this article!


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In Newfoundland of east Canada the snow is abundant. The following 24-hour timelapse video shows a balcony which is vanishing due to a prolonged blizzard occurred on 18/1/2020!



Drifting snow obscures a road near Mount Joy in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, on Wednesday, January 30. A bitter deep freeze is moving into the Northeast from the Midwest, sending temperatures plummeting and making road conditions dangerous.

Extremely cold temperatures were spreading across the United States this week as a mammoth blast of frigid air sweeps through the Midwest and heads toward the East.

More than 83 million Americans — about 25% of the US population — will suffer sub-zero temperatures sometime between Wednesday and Monday.

Snowplows clear Williamson Street in Madison, Wisconsin.Amber Arnold/Wisconsin State Journal via AP

Al Ross uses a snowblower on his driveway in Minneapolis.Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Star Tribune via AP

 An icy Chicago River is seen from Adams Street on January 28.Rich Hein/Chicago Sun-Times via AP

Emily Pieper leads cows to the milking parlor at Metogga Lake Dairy in New Prague, Minnesota, on January 30.Jerry Holt/AP

Firefighters in St. Paul, Minnesota, work at the scene of a house fire on January 30.David Joles/Star Tribune via AP

Pedestrians walk through a winter storm in downtown Cincinnati on January 30.Albert Cesare/The Enquirer/USA Today

Geese huddle in the water as the sun rises at the harbor in Port Washington, Wisconsin, on January 30.Jeffrey Phelps/AP

A man walks on Chicago’s North Avenue Beach as the sun rises over Lake Michigan on January 30.Kamil Krzaczynski/EPA/Shutterstock

A woman crosses a street in Buffalo, New York, on January 30.Lindsay Dedario/Reuters

A Newfoundland dog stands on a bench as snow flurries hit New York City on January 30.Adam Gray/Barcroft Media/Getty Images

A warning sign is covered by ice at Clark Square Park in Evanston, Illinois.Nam Y. Huh/AP

Pedestrians walk along Michigan Avenue in Chicago, above the frozen Chicago River, on January 29.Kamil Krzaczynski/EPA/Shutterstock

Metra train tracks, seen outside of Western Avenue Station, are heated with gas-fired switch heaters on January 29. The heaters help prevent switching problems in extremely cold weather.Kiichiro Sato/AP

The aftermath of a road accident is seen in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on January 29.Jason Coffelt via Reuters

A tour group visits the Lincoln Memorial as snow blankets Washington on January 29.Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post/Getty Images

A cyclist braves the heavy frost in Minneapolis.Kerem Yucel/AFP/Getty Images

A pedestrian stops to take a photo by the frozen Chicago River.Pinar Istek/REUTERS

The sun rises over the Chicago lakefront on January 29.Jose M. Osorio/Chicago Tribune/TNS/Getty Images

”They’re going to call me ‘wife of the frozen pants guy’ in my obituary,” joked Karla Grotting when asked about her husband Tom’s annual tradition of freezing clothing for their yard in northeast Minneapolis.Anthony Souffle/Minneapolis Star Tribune/ZUMAPRESS.

Frost covers parts of University of Minnesota student Daniel Dylla’s face during a morning jog on January 29.David Joles/Star Tribune/AP

Jeremy Buckta of Manitowoc, Wisconsin, snow blows his driveway in whiteout conditions on Monday, January 28.Joshua Clark/Herald Times Reporter/USA TODAY

Nathan Tearman, front, and his brother James shovel the driveway of their home in Janesville, Wisconsin, on January 28.Anthony Wahl/AP

Tow-truck personnel work to remove an overturned semi on the median of Interstate 90, southeast of Rochester, Minnesota, on January 28.Joe Ahlquist/The Rochester Post-Bulletin via AP

Winter has come in northern US and Canada. In the present article we present six videos that summarise the wintry conditions in these regions during the last week.


During the last week, winter has come in the northern corner of America with snowfalls and cold temperatures. This is not that awkward for this period of the year. This situation is linked with the fairly mild weather in Europe. As winter in Europe is still wanted, let’s have a look at the following videos in order to get into wintry mood:


Ontario, Canada – 29/10/2018


Denver, Colorado, 30/10/2018


Trinidad, Colorado –  31/10/2018


Montreal, Quebec – 3/11/2018


Eisenhower-Johnson Tunnel, Colorado –  3/11/2018


North Wisconsin – 4/11/2018