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France adapts to snowfall

Snow has fallen in many places in FrancesSaturday April 2. Some residents are busy helping to clear the roads. Farmers are worried about their production.

The beginning of spring was quite special in Corsica, Saturday April 2. At the Vizzavona pass, the road was almost impassable due to heavy snowfall. It was finally the arrival of the snow plow that allowed the cars to gradually get back on the road. In the Massif Central, there were traffic jams, immobilized trucks and several cars spinning in the snow. In Thiers (Puy-de-Dôme), the inhabitants are busy clearing the streets of snow. Some could not go to work in the morning.

If the snow is a problem for some, it is the happiness of others who do not hesitate to put on skis. In the Cévennes, the Mont Aigoual ski resort has reopened for the occasion. It is only the second time in half a century that it has operated in April. Sunday, April 3, three departments remained vigilant in orange snow and ice. The frosts will be widespread, which worries farmers. Some organize themselves to heat their orchard, sometimes with wax candles. A market gardener decided to protect his hectares of exploitation with thermal covers.

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