Belgium in Brief: Let it snow

Belgium in Brief: Let it snow
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We’re only two days into December and the first snow is already falling in Belgium.

In Brussels, melting snow has been falling since around 8:30 AM, covering the Capital-Region in a thin white coat and making the roads particularly slippery.

“It is mostly melting snow, but in some places, it is real snow that will be staying for a while,” said VTM weather reporter Frank Duboccage.

Most of Flanders has had some snowfall but for those wishing to build a snowman or have a snowball fight, the Ardennes would be the best bet with up to 10 cm of snow expected in some of the highest areas.

As ever, Belgium’s early snow is not due to last and temperatures are already expected to rise above freezing on Saturday.

What will happen after that remains to be seen but some icy showers might be in store on Sunday, leaving the door open for some snowy December days, according to Duboccage.

Are you dreaming of a white Christmas? Let @johnstonjules know (or @maajtee, since she wrote it today). 

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