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Skiers take to Paris streets as snow prompts travel chaos

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PARIS (AFP) – Skiers swished down the hilly streets of Montmartre in Paris on Wednesday (Feb 7), taking advantage of heavy snowfall which otherwise spelled misery for thousands of travellers.
French car-making giants Renault & PSA meanwhile says they had been forced to halt produce at their factories in the Paris suburbs as the ban on lorry transport left them short on motor car parts.
“I didn’t sleep at all,” says Rodrigue Akpadji, a German teacher who works in Saclay in the southern Paris suburbs, as the tailbacks continued to stretch 200 km on Wednesday morning.
Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo admitted the capital had a “problem” by “the major vulnerability of transport networks”.
National forecaster Meteo France warned which temperatures were set to fall further into Thursday, freezing the heavy snow in place & making conditions even further treacherous.

Delta issues travel waiver for Michigan flights on Friday because of impending snow

(WXYZ) – by impending snowfall coming late Thursday into Friday, Delta Airlines has issued a travel waiver for flights to & from Michigan on Friday, Feb. 9.
According to Delta, there are various influenced airports, however in Michigan its flights to & from Detroit, Flint, Grand Rapids, Lansing, Kalamazoo & Saginaw.
Tickets have to be reissued on or before Feb. twelve & rebooked travel have to begin no later than Feb. 12.
According to Delta, “when rescheduled travel occurs beyond February 12, 2018, the change fee going to be waived.
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Delta issues travel waiver for Michigan flights on Friday due to impending snow

As it stated in “Total snow accumulations of six to ten inches are possible.”The heaviest band of snow is Guessed along Interstate 80 & to the north.
The prediction out of the else few days:Thursday: Scattered flurries by a slight chance of snow before noon, then a slight chance of snow after noon.
Thursday night: Snow can be heavy at times.
High near 29.
Monday: Sunny, by a high near 30.

Storm watch: ten inches of snow possible Thursday into Friday, ‘difficult travel conditions’ expected

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