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Wednesday, 28 February, 2001, 14:32 GMT
Snow hits Europe
Bad weather has been sweeping across Europe for the last two days, causing traffic chaos from Genoa to Glasgow. Cars and lorries have had it worst, but cyclists and pedestrians have suffered too.

Snow ploughs start to clear a highway near Loriol in central France
Snow ploughs clear a highway near Loriol in France, after thousands of drivers spent the night in cars

Snow storms in the Italian region of Liguria caused traffic jams along all the highways leading to Genoa
Snow storms in the Italian region of Liguria caused traffic jams along all the highways leading to Genoa

A cyclist struggles to make headway near Broughton in the Scottish Borders on Tuesday
A cyclist struggles to make headway near Broughton in the Scottish Borders on Tuesday

A man attempts to take his dog for a walk in the Scottish borders
A man attempts to take his dog for a walk in the Scottish borders

Daniel Faith aged two looks out from his snowbound home in Broughshane, Northern Ireland
Daniel Faith aged two looks out from his snowbound home in Broughshane, Northern Ireland

Treacherous driving in County Wicklow, the Irish Republic
Treacherous driving in County Wicklow, Ireland

Snow ploughs working overtime in Red Square
Moscow expects snow at this time of year, but snow ploughs have been working overtime in Red Square
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