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Snow-covered mountain roads remained closed for a second day Thursday amid a violent storm that ravaged the coast and caused power outages across Lebanon one day earlier.The National News Agency said overnight snowfall in the northern district of Akkar made mountain roads completely impassable at an altitude above 1,200 meters. Lakouk recorded about 60 cm of snow, Aqoura witnessed 50 cm, and Qortaba reported 40 cm, according to the NNA.On the nearby Tarshish road, rescuers freed two trucks that were trapped in snow, which reached a thickness of 70 cm.In the southeastern region of Marjayoun, the NNA said that most schools were closed because of snow piling up as high as 50 cm. The NNA said snow fell in southeastern regions as low as 500 meters above sea level.
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