Thousands cut off in Albania amid heavy snowall
At least five municipalities and some 10,000 people in northern Albania were cut off after heavy snowfall, local reports said Thursday.
Layers of fresh snow exceeded 3 metres in some area of the mountainous region, dpa reported.
The highway Morina-Kukes-Qafa Shllak has been closed and it is believed that people may be trapped in cars stuck in snow. At least one family was rescued by police arriving after a several-hour trek.