Eiffel Tower closed as biggest snowfall since 1987 paralyzes Paris, causing a record 700km (430 miles) of traffic jams

paris snow, paris under snow, snow paris, snow paris february 2018The Eiffel Tower was shuttered to tourists as heavy snowfall snarled traffic in Paris, bringing the City of Light to a standstill on Wednesday. The exceptional snowfall caused chaos on roadways across Paris, with a record 700km (430 miles) of traffic jams recorded on Tuesday evening. Public transportation also was halted. Authorities opened emergency shelters to accommodate stranded commuters.
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