Municipality workers try to open a flooded road during a snow storm in Jezzine, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)
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Schools in mountainous regions of Lebanon remained closed Friday as snowfall continues to bury villages and block roads across the country for a third day.But weather reports predict that Storm Yohan will subside Friday afternoon, and some areas are already seeing a gradual decrease in snowfall. In Rachaya region, southeast of the country, several villages, including Ain Ata, Deir al-Ashayer, and Yanta, were completely snowed in, with between 40 to 120 centimeters of snow.Storm Yohan is expected to subside Friday afternoon, as Lebanon recovers from the aftermath of its brutal winds and heavy snows that clogged major roads Thursday.Snow is also expected at altitudes of 800 meters and above.
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