Snow in Balkans, state of emergency in parts of Serbia, Montenegro without electricityStaff Writer | January 11, 2019
Heavy snowfall this week in the Balkans has closed down schools, left remote villages cut off and disrupted traffic and power supplies in many areas in the region.
Europe Most schools in Serbia have closed down
In Montenegro, three towns on the Adriatic coast remain without electricity after a snowstorm on Thursday hit a key power distribution line. Meteorologists say the first 10 days of January have been the coldest in the country in years.
In the central Bosnian municipality of Kladanj, the snow has disrupted power supplies and cut phone lines. ■