Snowfall in Akkar as of 650 meters

JANUARY 8, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Snow began to fall this afternoon in the region og Akkar, starting from al-Beereh town which is about 650 meters above sea level, NNA Correspondent reported on Thursday.

It is to note that most of the mountainous roads in the province of Akkar are blocked due to snow accumulation, with some residential neighborhoods and areas of Jabal Akroum being isolated.

Bulldozers are working throughout the day on opening said roads, yet the thickness of the snow and its intermittent fall are CURRENTLY hindering bulldozers’ work.

SOURCE: National News Agency- Lebanon