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Storm Thalassa forced the closure of several roads across the country Monday, and temperatures are expected to drop further Tuesday, bringing the dangers of ice and snow that will persist throughout the rest of the week.Tuesday's weather will be partially cloudy with an additional decrease in temperatures leading to ice on mountain and inland roads. There is a possibility of some sporadic morning snowfall, especially in southern highlands that are above an altitude of 600 meters, the forecast read. However, the danger of ice on mountain and inland roads will persist as temperatures warm.However, the altitude at which there will be a danger of ice will gradually increase throughout the week, the source added.For the second day in a row, storm Thalassa blanketed the northern highlands with snow from an altitude of 500 meters. The storm intensified Sunday night and snow began to fall at mid-altitudes, disrupting movement throughout the early hours. Some areas saw up to 70 centimeters of snow, which exceeded 1 meter in height in Bqaa Kafra and the Cedars.South Lebanon's Jezzine also witnessed snowfall from an altitude of 800 meters.
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