Vinterens glæder i Belgien:
Heavy snowfall is causing severe disruption for drivers across northern Belgium on Friday night. West and East Flanders and Antwerp province were first to be covered in a blanket of slow that extended to the entire region in the course of the afternoon
The police have issued a snow warning for all areas of Flanders. In all up to 5cm of snow is expected. Gritting services were prepared for the worst and are busy at work on Belgium’s highways and byways. The Flemish Roads Agency is warning that even in places that have been gritted conditions may be slippery.
The evening rush hour proceeded in utter chaos as a result of the snow. There are long jams in and around Antwerp. Also on the outer Brussels orbital ring road there are major problems. The Motoring Association speaks of 1275 km of jams.