Most mountain roads in Akkar blocked by snow

JANUARY 7, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Snow covered most of the highlands at the altitude of 1,100 meters and above and blocked most mountain roads, particularly Kobayat- Hermel road, NNA field reporter said.

Ministry of Public Works and Municipalities’ bulldozers are re-opening the roads while public and private schools and university closed their doors.

Civil Defense units advised citizens to avoid mountain roads except for cars equipped with four-wheel drive and in emergency cases.

SOURCE: NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY- LEBANON