Everyone’s Freaking Out Over the Gorgeous Photos of Rome’s First Snowfall in 6 Years
Europe’s “Beast from the East” storm has brought severely cold weather to regions that haven’t seen snow in years. And while the sudden temp drop has been a total head scratcher (and kinda concerning), it has at least brought some incredibly picturesque images of Rome, Italy, covered in a fresh blanket of beautiful white snow like never before. Take a look.
Locals and tourists flooded the streets to make the most of the super-rare winter weather.
February temperatures in Rome typically hover around 55°F. During the storm, however, temps dropped to below freezing with uncharacteristically heavy snowfall.
Sure, the city didn’t get hit with New England levels of snow, but it was just enough to transform an already magical city into a fairy-tale winter wonderland.
And of course, what fun would a snow day be without a few spontaneous snowball fights and miniature snowmen popping up throughout the city?