Spain’s capital delays reopening of schools after historic snowfall

Spain’s capital delays reopening of schools after historic snowfall

Madrid's regional government on Friday postponed the opening of schools until January 20 because many roads remained blocked a week after Spain's worst snowstorm in decades.

LATEST: Big freeze across Spain set to last into next week

LATEST: Big freeze across Spain set to last into next week

Madrid resident turns snowy rooftop into silent movie cinema

Madrid resident turns snowy rooftop into silent movie cinema

Weather forecast: What more is in store for Spain this week

Weather forecast: What more is in store for Spain this week

IN PICS: Madrid transformed into winter wonderland with heaviest snowfall in decades

IN PICS: Madrid transformed into winter wonderland with heaviest snowfall in decades

Storm Filomena leaves much of Spain under blanket of snow

Storm Filomena leaves much of Spain under blanket of snow

Eight essential ways to tackle winter like a true Spaniard

Eight essential ways to tackle winter like a true Spaniard

Spain’s top ten heartiest tapas to enjoy when it’s cold outside

Spain’s top ten heartiest tapas to enjoy when it’s cold outside

Spain just recorded its coldest temperature ever: -34.1°C

Spain just recorded its coldest temperature ever: -34.1°C

Storm Gloria: 12 dead and four missing as Spain counts the cost of devastation

Storm Gloria: 12 dead and four missing as Spain counts the cost of devastation

Storm Gloria: 11 dead and five missing as flooding worsens in Spain

Storm Gloria: 11 dead and five missing as flooding worsens in Spain

VIDEO: Watch Malaga hit by hailstorm as Storm Gloria hits southern Spain

VIDEO: Watch Malaga hit by hailstorm as Storm Gloria hits southern Spain

LATEST: What’s happening with deadly Storm Gloria in Spain

LATEST: What’s happening with deadly Storm Gloria in Spain

VIDEO: Watch as seafoam fills streets of Costa Brava resort during Storm Gloria

VIDEO: Watch as seafoam fills streets of Costa Brava resort during Storm Gloria

VIDEO: Watch as Storm Gloria hits Costa Blanca seaside town of Javea in Spain

VIDEO: Watch as Storm Gloria hits Costa Blanca seaside town of Javea in Spain

Storm Gloria: 27 provinces on alert in Spain as storm moves north

Storm Gloria: 27 provinces on alert in Spain as storm moves north

In Pictures: Storm Gloria wreaks havoc across Spain leaving three dead

In Pictures: Storm Gloria wreaks havoc across Spain leaving three dead

Alicante airport closed amid safety issues as storm hits eastern Spain

Alicante airport closed amid safety issues as storm hits eastern Spain

Nine provinces on red alert as Storm Gloria sweeps across Spain

Nine provinces on red alert as Storm Gloria sweeps across Spain

Furcoats v short sleeves: The challenge of dressing like a local during Spain’s winter months

Furcoats v short sleeves: The challenge of dressing like a local during Spain’s winter months

Storm Brendan: Spain braced for big freeze

Storm Brendan: Spain braced for big freeze

Seven very Spanish ways to beat the January blues

Seven very Spanish ways to beat the January blues

Everything you need to know about Spain’s December ‘puente’
FOR MEMBERS

Everything you need to know about Spain’s December ‘puente’

In images: Ibiza and Mallorca battered by storms as weather warnings issued for Valencia and Catalonia

In images: Ibiza and Mallorca battered by storms as weather warnings issued for Valencia and Catalonia

Spain’s eastern coast and Balearic Islands braced for high winds and heavy rain

Spain’s eastern coast and Balearic Islands braced for high winds and heavy rain

Spain weather forecast: Wet and windy weekend ahead

Spain weather forecast: Wet and windy weekend ahead

Early snow sees November opening for Spain’s ski resorts

Early snow sees November opening for Spain’s ski resorts

Spain’s weekend weather report: More snow and rain in store

Spain’s weekend weather report: More snow and rain in store

IN PICS: Spain transformed into winter wonderland

IN PICS: Spain transformed into winter wonderland

Storm warnings for Spain as icy blast hits

Storm warnings for Spain as icy blast hits

Brrrrr! Polar blast heading for Spain

Brrrrr! Polar blast heading for Spain

Winter is coming: Spain on alert for first snowfall of the season

Winter is coming: Spain on alert for first snowfall of the season

A weekend in Spain’s Formigal: Guide for skiers and snowboarders

A weekend in Spain’s Formigal: Guide for skiers and snowboarders

Spain set for big freeze as polar vortex rolls in

Spain set for big freeze as polar vortex rolls in

Brrr! Spain on alert for freezing temperatures as cold snap bites

Brrr! Spain on alert for freezing temperatures as cold snap bites

Double world figure skating champion Javier Fernandez retiring

Double world figure skating champion Javier Fernandez retiring

Nine fun things to do in Spain this November

Nine fun things to do in Spain this November

Avalanche kills two in Catalonia’s Aran Valley

Avalanche kills two in Catalonia’s Aran Valley

Spring delayed in Spain with promise of fresh snow

Spring delayed in Spain with promise of fresh snow

Cocido and siesta: How to survive winter in Madrid

Cocido and siesta: How to survive winter in Madrid

IN PICS: Spain’s big freeze means people are skiing to work in San Sebastián

IN PICS: Spain’s big freeze means people are skiing to work in San Sebastián

Spanish climber calls off winter Everest summit bid

Spanish climber calls off winter Everest summit bid

Storm Emma, the beast from the East, sweeps across Spain

Storm Emma, the beast from the East, sweeps across Spain

WATCH: This commentator goes completely loco over Spain’s Winter Olympic medal

WATCH: This commentator goes completely loco over Spain’s Winter Olympic medal

Snowboarder from Ceuta wins Olympic medal for Spain

Snowboarder from Ceuta wins Olympic medal for Spain

IN PICS: A week of winter in Spain

IN PICS: A week of winter in Spain

IN PICS: Snow and ice turns Spain into winter wonderland

IN PICS: Snow and ice turns Spain into winter wonderland

Snow brings chaos to roads across northern and central Spain

Snow brings chaos to roads across northern and central Spain

Snow warnings issued for drivers ahead of weekend freeze

Snow warnings issued for drivers ahead of weekend freeze

IN PICS: Big freeze transforms southern Spain into Costa del Snow

IN PICS: Big freeze transforms southern Spain into Costa del Snow

Big freeze continues across Spain with 30 provinces on alert

Big freeze continues across Spain with 30 provinces on alert

Cyclone Ana sweeps across Spain

Cyclone Ana sweeps across Spain

Twelve ways to get into the Christmas spirit in Spain

Twelve ways to get into the Christmas spirit in Spain

Arctic blast set to sweep across Iberian Peninsula

Arctic blast set to sweep across Iberian Peninsula

Winter is coming: First snowfall arrives in Spain

Winter is coming: First snowfall arrives in Spain

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

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

Spain prepares for the BIG FREEZE as Siberian winter approaches

Spain prepares for the BIG FREEZE as Siberian winter approaches

Two drown in flash floods as torrential rain hits southern Spain

Two drown in flash floods as torrential rain hits southern Spain

Two dead and thousands lose power in Spain snow storms

Two dead and thousands lose power in Spain snow storms

Brrrrrrrrrr! Snow and ice turn Spain into winter wonderland

Brrrrrrrrrr! Snow and ice turn Spain into winter wonderland

Spain braced as icy winds and snow storms sweep nation

Spain braced as icy winds and snow storms sweep nation

Spain’s mild winter is waking bears from hibernation early

Spain’s mild winter is waking bears from hibernation early

Warm winter brings early almond blossom and climate change alarm

Warm winter brings early almond blossom and climate change alarm

Dreaming of a white Christmas… dream on! Spain set for warm spell

Dreaming of a white Christmas… dream on! Spain set for warm spell

Eight amazing ski resorts in Spain

Eight amazing ski resorts in Spain

12 cracking Christmas gift ideas from Spain for those back home

12 cracking Christmas gift ideas from Spain for those back home

What’s on in Spain: December 2015

What’s on in Spain: December 2015

Brrrrr! Deep freeze arrives as polar air front sweeps across Spain

Brrrrr! Deep freeze arrives as polar air front sweeps across Spain

Ten brilliant ways to enjoy winter in Spain

Ten brilliant ways to enjoy winter in Spain

Winter is coming: Temperatures to plummet across Spain this weekend

Winter is coming: Temperatures to plummet across Spain this weekend

10 phrases to discuss the weather like a true Spaniard

10 phrases to discuss the weather like a true Spaniard