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Snow forced the temporary closing 34 mountain passes, causing difficulties along nearly 500 kilometers of road
The storm, with snow and strong wind that hit from the mainland a few days ago, has now forced the shut down of 34 passes in high mountains and caused major difficulties on nearly 500 kilometers of road


On the main road network, traffic flow was stopped in the ports of La Ragua (Granada) Somport (Huesca) and the French side of Portalet (Huesca), while the chains were mandatory Portalet to match Sallent de Gallego (Huesca).

In addition, they had to be closed 123 km of main and secondary network to traffic, while the snow on the roads caused difficult movement in 359 kilometers of roads scattered Almería, Barcelona, Segovia, Burgos, Huesca, León , Palencia, Madrid and Teruel.

As for the mountain passes traversed by secondary road network, only in the province of Leon, vehicles were restricted in their movement Source Cova, Monteviejo Harbor Somiedo Aralla Harbor, Port Signals, Pando , Foncebadón, Puerto de Ventana, Puerto de Tarna and Port Vegar.

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