UPDATE: Swathes of France on alert for snow and ice as Siberian chill bites

UPDATE: Swathes of France on alert for snow and ice as Siberian chill bites

58 departments have been placed on alert.

In Pictures: Corsica’s beaches covered in blanket of snow

In Pictures: Corsica’s beaches covered in blanket of snow

Alps get summer snow as wet weather to stay

Alps get summer snow as wet weather to stay

Heavy snow causes chaos in central France

Heavy snow causes chaos in central France

Winter is coming: First snowfalls hit France

Winter is coming: First snowfalls hit France