Liberec region hit by heavy snow

Heavy snow in the northern region of Liberec caused chaos on Wednesday night. Up to 15 centimetres of snow fell in some places, causing a series of accidents and disrupting public transport. Two roads near the Czech-Polish border have been closed to heavy lorries with one, at Harrachov, likely to stay closed until Friday. Forecasters are warning of more snow on high ground and winds which could cause snow drifts.