Snow brings chaos to Belgium and northern France
March 8, 2012
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6 March 2012
Heavy snowfall in northern France and Belgium has left tens of thousands of homes without power, and caused travel chaos for thousands of people.
Several thousand rail passengers remained stuck on trains late on Monday night.
In Lille, the regional airport was closed for several hours, and high speed trains experienced serious delays.
Trains into Paris from the north were disrupted after the weight of the snow brought down cables.