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Three dead in Greek snowstorms

A storm with strong winds, low temperatures and heavy snowfall has swept over central and southern Europe in the last week.

a 66-year-old woman dead in his car on Saturday. Two days earlier the car had been washed of the road in the municipal police the south of Athens. The woman's husband and their friend was missing until Sunday, when they were found dead, according to the AFP news agency.

the Temperature in Greece has in some places went down to 18 degrees below zero. Many people have also been snowed in the house and in their cars because of the heavy snowfall.

the severe weather conditions have also led to the highways have been forced to close and ferries and trains have also been cancelled.

Also in southern Germany and in Austria has lots of snow evicted down.

In Austria for some ski areas received up to 50 centimetres of snow. In the state of Styria in Austria, has several houses become snowed in and the highway had to close due to heavy snowfall.

air traffic between Germany and Austria on Saturday, when at least 120 flights were cancelled in Munich, according to German news agency DPA.

Several highways in Europe were forced to shut down due to the slipperiness on the roads on Saturday.

Portugal has in recent days been affected by the low temperatures on Monday and continued to go down to the four minus degrees at several sites in the country, according to Portuguese radio station TSF.

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