Schools closed and transport suspended as snow hits northern France

Schools closed and transport suspended as snow hits northern France

Large parts of northern France, including Paris, woke up to a covering of snow on Wednesday, with schools closed and roads blocked.

France hit by big chill as snow and ice warnings extended across country

France hit by big chill as snow and ice warnings extended across country

IN PICTURES: Paris gets dusting of snow as winter weather hits France

IN PICTURES: Paris gets dusting of snow as winter weather hits France

IN PICTURES: North east France blanketed in snow

IN PICTURES: North east France blanketed in snow

Weather warning: Ten départements in France put on snow alert

Weather warning: Ten départements in France put on snow alert

France issues first snow warnings of season as wintry weather arrives

France issues first snow warnings of season as wintry weather arrives

Snow update: Transport problems hit parts of France in wake of Storm Gabriel

Snow update: Transport problems hit parts of France in wake of Storm Gabriel

Drivers in France warned of transport chaos with winter storm on the way

Drivers in France warned of transport chaos with winter storm on the way

Storm Gabriel: Swathes of France on alert for violent winds, snow and ice

Storm Gabriel: Swathes of France on alert for violent winds, snow and ice

North and central France on alert as more snow arrives

North and central France on alert as more snow arrives

In Pictures: Snow causes transport disruption across northern France

In Pictures: Snow causes transport disruption across northern France

In Images: Snowfall turns Paris into winter wonderland

In Images: Snowfall turns Paris into winter wonderland

Snow arrives in northern France with swathes of country on alert

Snow arrives in northern France with swathes of country on alert

France issues weather alerts with snow on the way

France issues weather alerts with snow on the way

Swathes of France set to become winter wonderland with heavy snow forecast

Swathes of France set to become winter wonderland with heavy snow forecast

In pictures: Parts of France become winter wonderland… in October!

In pictures: Parts of France become winter wonderland… in October!

In Pictures: Southern France hit by May snowfall

In Pictures: Southern France hit by May snowfall

Snow in France and it’s almost May? Mais oui, in Normandy!

Snow in France and it’s almost May? Mais oui, in Normandy!

In Pictures: French Riviera hit by snowfall

In Pictures: French Riviera hit by snowfall

Paris region to be hit by fresh snowfall on Tuesday

Paris region to be hit by fresh snowfall on Tuesday

LATEST: Swathe of France gets new blanket of snow as big chill continues

LATEST: Swathe of France gets new blanket of snow as big chill continues

Northern France and Paris region braced for more snow on Friday

Northern France and Paris region braced for more snow on Friday

Air France cancels dozens of Paris flights due to snow

Air France cancels dozens of Paris flights due to snow

Snow pics: France’s most famed sites like you’ve never seen them before

Snow pics: France’s most famed sites like you’ve never seen them before

Weather forecast predicts more snow for Paris on Friday

Weather forecast predicts more snow for Paris on Friday

How can 15cm of snow cause so much travel chaos around Paris?

How can 15cm of snow cause so much travel chaos around Paris?

VIDEO: Parisians take to their skis to make the most of the ‘City of White’

VIDEO: Parisians take to their skis to make the most of the ‘City of White’

In pictures: Paris wakes up to spectacular snowy scenes

In pictures: Paris wakes up to spectacular snowy scenes

France weather LATEST: Temperatures to drop after snow causes Paris travel chaos

France weather LATEST: Temperatures to drop after snow causes Paris travel chaos

In Pictures: Snow turns France into winter wonderland

In Pictures: Snow turns France into winter wonderland

In Pictures: Snow falls over Paris as City of Light turns white

In Pictures: Snow falls over Paris as City of Light turns white

Dramatic images reveal avalanche dangers in French Alps

Dramatic images reveal avalanche dangers in French Alps

IN PICTURES: French Alps hit by ‘once-in-a-generation’ snow storms

IN PICTURES: French Alps hit by ‘once-in-a-generation’ snow storms

Snow strands thousands, kills skier in French Alps

Snow strands thousands, kills skier in French Alps

IN PICTURES: Parts of France turn into winter wonderland as first snowfall arrives

IN PICTURES: Parts of France turn into winter wonderland as first snowfall arrives

Snow forecast to hit much of France this week

Snow forecast to hit much of France this week

France shivers under cold front as first snow of season arrives

France shivers under cold front as first snow of season arrives

IN PICTURES: You think it’s cold in Paris now but look how chilly it got in days gone by

IN PICTURES: You think it’s cold in Paris now but look how chilly it got in days gone by

City of White? Snow forecast to fall over Paris on Thursday night

City of White? Snow forecast to fall over Paris on Thursday night

Here comes the cold: Eastern France tipped to reach -15C

Here comes the cold: Eastern France tipped to reach -15C

No snow ‘for a month’ for some French ski resorts

No snow ‘for a month’ for some French ski resorts

French Alps left green and grassy as snow shies away

French Alps left green and grassy as snow shies away

Unique French ski resort runs on old slag heap

Unique French ski resort runs on old slag heap

Snow and ice weather alerts extended across France

Snow and ice weather alerts extended across France

Dordogne hit by first snow of the winter

Dordogne hit by first snow of the winter

France gets first dusting of snow as mercury dips

France gets first dusting of snow as mercury dips

France edges out US for title of top ski destination

France edges out US for title of top ski destination

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More severe weather set for south-west France

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Warnings as gales and snow hit parts of France

France travel chaos ends but icy spell to continue

France travel chaos ends but icy spell to continue

Snowstorm traps 50 Brits in French Alps gym

Snowstorm traps 50 Brits in French Alps gym

Heavy snow in French Alps causes traffic chaos

Heavy snow in French Alps causes traffic chaos

Only 40 of France’s 200 ski stations are open

Only 40 of France’s 200 ski stations are open

No snow in Alps means no World Cup skiing

No snow in Alps means no World Cup skiing

IN IMAGES: Winter is coming to French Alps

IN IMAGES: Winter is coming to French Alps

Violent storms hit south-eastern France

Violent storms hit south-eastern France

French ski station to re-open slopes, in June!

French ski station to re-open slopes, in June!

April snow puts parts of northern France on alert

April snow puts parts of northern France on alert

Thousands left without bags as storm costs soar

Thousands left without bags as storm costs soar

Ten horror stories from France’s winter whiteout

Ten horror stories from France’s winter whiteout

Snow and ice keep northern France on alert

Snow and ice keep northern France on alert

Snow causes travel chaos in northern France

Snow causes travel chaos in northern France

Skiers warned after deadly week in Alps

Skiers warned after deadly week in Alps

Power cuts as snow hits northern France

Power cuts as snow hits northern France

Snow and ice puts Paris and south-west on alert

Snow and ice puts Paris and south-west on alert

Severe weather warnings in place across France

Severe weather warnings in place across France

French ski resort shuts due to too much snow

French ski resort shuts due to too much snow

Eurostar trains cancelled as cold snap bites

Eurostar trains cancelled as cold snap bites

Skier dies in French Alps avalanche

Skier dies in French Alps avalanche

Latest: Snow causes travel chaos in France

Latest: Snow causes travel chaos in France

In Pictures: Paris as a winter wonderland

In Pictures: Paris as a winter wonderland

Snow causes travel chaos across France

Snow causes travel chaos across France

Dordogne and Nice under snow as France freezes

Dordogne and Nice under snow as France freezes

Pyrenees on ‘red alert’ after avalanche warning

Pyrenees on ‘red alert’ after avalanche warning

Winter weather keeps France on alert

Winter weather keeps France on alert

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Snow and ice set to hit northern France

France told ‘stay vigilant’ as big freeze hits north

France told ‘stay vigilant’ as big freeze hits north

Travel disruption after first snowfall

Travel disruption after first snowfall