At least four people died in the storm that hit much of Spain, accompanied by strong gusts of wind, rain and snowfall. This was announced by the head of the Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda Jose Luis Abalos.
The minister expressed his condolences to the “family members and friends of the four victims” of the disaster. The Spanish authorities called the storm the worst in 50 years and urged residents to stay at home.
Since January 7, Spanish meteorologists have announced an alarm in many regions of the country due to cold snap, wind and snowfall. As a result of the disaster, Madrid was badly damaged, where the height of the snow cover reached 50 cm.
Also, due to the disaster, the Madrid-Barajas international airport was paralyzed, railway traffic was suspended in some areas, the work of buses in the capital was suspended.