Frankfurt Airport canceled all flights as of Wednesday afternoon due to the weather. Also, flights do not depart from Oslo Airport due to heavy snowfall. In addition, buses, trains and metro do not run in the Norwegian capital.
Due to persistent snow and icy conditions, planes in Frankfurt cannot be de-iced well enough to take off safely, German media reported. Planes are still landing, but it is no longer allowed after 3pm.
Southern Germany in particular will witness heavy snow showers on Wednesday. Frankfurt Airport had previously canceled half of its flights. Also, many fewer planes can take off from Munich.
A Frankfurt Airport spokesman told the newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine The situation in the departure halls is calm. Camp beds have already been prepared for the stranded people.
Also big problems in Oslo
In Oslo, almost all buses, trains and planes were stopped due to snowfall. Norwegian news website NRC He writes that people in the Oslo area woke up on Wednesday to snow falling sideways. Planes that have not yet landed at Oslo's Gardermoen Airport are permitted to do so. New flights are no longer departing.
This is due to heavy snowfall, according to NRC Ground lights cannot be seen, making flying more difficult. The disturbances will continue until at least 3:30 p.m. The pictures show large numbers of people gathering in the airport halls.
Train, bus and metro traffic in eastern Norway is also experiencing significant weather disruption. Trains and buses do not run at all and the metro timetable is disrupted.
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