A dog jumps to catch a snowball in Godewaersvelde on December 11, 2017. In France, 32 departments were placed on orange alert with winds of more than 100 kilometres forecast in some areas.
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It was the second day running of nasty weather across the continent, with Britain still digging out from its deepest snowfall in four years.Schiphol airport, just outside Amsterdam, was forced to cancel 430 flights already by early afternoon – about a third of all flights in or out of one of Europe's top five busiest air hubs – while many others faced long delays.At the same time, Britain was recovering after heavy snow brought freezing temperatures, shutting hundreds of schools and disrupting flights for a second day.Power was restored to more than 100,000 homes, while airports tried to recover their schedules following the winter's first major snowfall – the biggest in four years.
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