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IN PICS: Historic town of Ronda cut off as cold front reaches Costa del Sol

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IN PICS: Historic town of Ronda cut off as cold front reaches Costa del Sol
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The town of Ronda, perched on a hill inland from the Costa del Sol, was entirely cut off after a heavy snowfall on Thursday morning made the roads to it impassable.

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Schools were closed in the municipality of Ronda after an estimated 25 cm of snow fell, the heaviest recorded in thirty years.

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The freezing temperatures across Spain, where extreme weather warnings have been present everywhere this week except the Canary Islands, are expected to continue over the weekend.

Ronda, which clings to a rocky outcrop overlooking the Tajo gorge proved it was just as picturesque with a coating of white.

 

 

 

 

 

This map shows the roads that are impassable due to snow.

 

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