Bosnia: Record Snowfall – 100 Villages Cut Off – State Of Emergency Declared In Sarajevo

A man attempts to dig his car out of heavy snow in the Bosnia capital, Sarajevo.

Cold Weather, Snow Paralyze Much Of Europe (RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty, Feb. 05, 2012):

Bosnian authorities have used helicopters to evacuate sick people and deliver food to thousands who have been cut off by the heaviest snow the country has ever recorded.

More than 100 remote Bosnian villages are cut off by more than two meters of snowfall in the mountains.

A state of emergency has been declared in Sarajevo after more than a meter of snow fell on the capital.

In neighboring Serbia, officials said 70,000 people remain cut off.

So far, 32 municipalities in Serbia have introduced emergency measures.

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