Because of bad weather in many European countries were de-energized towns, many Christmas and had to do to meet by candlelight. By the way, though the fallen snow had done no great little troubles, many residents were glad winter snow at Christmas. It is not always Christmas holidays happen because of the snow. For example, in the UK 'White Christmas' was not in 2004 … There were no injuries due to heavy snowfall in the U.S..
Heavy snow fell on the northern part of East U.S. coast from Virginia to New England. In South Dakota, Texas and Oklahoma was declared a state of emergency. In many states, as well as in the U.S. capital, the thickness of snow reached 60 centimeters or more. Weather already claimed the lives of at least 20 people. The main blow fell on the elements of the Christmas holidays, bringing a lot of trouble Americans.
Heavy snow fell in the European part of Russia. In Moscow and St. Petersburg because of incessant snowfall grew huge drifts. Because of unfavorable weather conditions in both the Russian capitals were formed many kilometers of traffic jams, road conditions was critical because of the large number of road accidents. Utility companies were simply unable to cope with the rampant disaster. In the mid-week, heavy snow was again in Moscow and St. Petersburg. For example, snowfall, which took place in the middle of last week St. Petersburg, broke the record for snowfall. Over the past nearly 130 years it has become the most powerful for December.