Severe weather warning issued for Moravian Jeseníky region

A severe weather warning has been issued for the Jeseníky region of the Czech Republic, where heavy snowfall overnight has left several roads impassable. Some 70 cm of fresh snow are causing serious traffic complications, especially in higher altitudes. A new wave of heavy snow is expected to hit the region Wednesday night. In South Bohemia, some roads are icy; drivers have been warned to exercise caution. Across the country, road maintenance crews are struggling to keep up with the heavy snowfall.

Author: Sarah Borufka