In Athens, Rare Snow Blankets Acropolis, Halts Vaccinations
The snow also stopped most public transport services, while toppled trees caused blackouts in several mountainside suburbs.
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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Heavy snowfall blanketed the Acropolis and other ancient monuments in Athens and halted COVID-19 vaccinations in the Greek capital on February 16 as the weather brought many services across the country to a standstill. As western Europe got some respite from winter weather, temperatures plunged in the southeast of the continent and winter storms also battered Turkey. The snow, an unusual sight in Athens, a city of more than 3 million…