Heavy snowfall leads to transport problems and electricity outages in South Bohemia

Several train connections are out of operation in the south of Bohemia due to heavy snowfall. The Railway Administration reported on Tuesday morning that this includes limitations to the lines between České Budějovice and Prague as well as České Budějovice and Plzeň. The Police have also received reports of fallen trees blocking roads, especially around the cities of Tábor and Jindřichův Hradec.

Aside from transport complications, the heavy snowfall has also led to 22,000 households being temporarily cut off from electricity in South Bohemia and in the Vysočina Region, the Czech News Agency reports.