The photo appears like a black and white image but infact was produced in colour.
This image from @CopernicusEU #Sentinel2, taken on 11 January, shows #Madrid, Spain. This is not a black and white image, it is actually true colour – the heaviest #snowfall in 50 years has blanketed the region, turning the landscape white ?https://t.co/hY7qpfhLKp #madridsnow pic.twitter.com/T7tF619lOV
— ESA (@esa) January 12, 2021
Here's a video showing the footage from the Copernicus Satellite, Sentinel 2.
This video of Madrid was taken from a helicopter on Sunday by a team from ENAIRE (Gestor de Navegación Aérea en España)
— NIUS (@NiusDiario) January 10, 2021
A video released by air traffic control at Madrid's Adolfo Suarez Barajas airport provides a pilots view of landing a plan during the big freeze on Tuesday morning.
— ?Controladores Aéreos ?? (@controladores) January 12, 2021
Even Tenerife had a dusting of snow, captured here on Spain's tallest peak, Mount Telde.
El Teide in Tenerife with quite a lot of snow today, seen by #Sentinel2
There's also a few clouds but the snow-covered part is clearly seen anyway! pic.twitter.com/m1gvJgsIzU
— Aida Alvera Azcarate (@aida_alvera) January 10, 2021