The worst blizzard in decades hit Spain

Spain removes snow after the worst snowstorm in the country in recent years

Much of central Spain, including the capital Madrid, is clearing snow from the country's worst snowstorm in recent memory. An unrelenting snowstorm has hit Spain with a record level of snow in 50 years.

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The worst blizzard in decades hit Spain

1. A man is snowboarding on Gran Vía in the center of Madrid...

The worst blizzard in decades hit Spain

2. Neighbors drink in the middle of the street in Bustarviejo, on the outskirts of Madrid

The worst blizzard in decades hit Spain

3. A woman tries to remove snow from her car in the center of Madrid.

The worst blizzard in decades hit Spain

4. A man is skiing in Plaza de España in Madrid.

The worst blizzard in decades hit Spain

5. A man jogging after recent snowfall in Pamplona in northern Spain. 

The worst blizzard in decades hit Spain

6. A man drags a sled with a girl down the street with snow and fallen branches in the center of Madrid.

The worst blizzard in decades hit Spain

7. A man is engaged in snowboarding in Pozuelo de Alarcon, Madrid.

The worst blizzard in decades hit Spain

8. Members of the Spanish Military Unit for Emergencies (UME) remove snow from Cibeles Square in Madrid

The worst blizzard in decades hit Spain

9. Volunteers help clear snow to pave the way to Gregorio Maranon Hospital after the Philomena storm in Madrid

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