Germany and Austria covered in 40 cm SNOW as temperatures dropped up to 15 degrees from one day to another.after August heatwave

27-08-2018

We're in August and people across the EU should be enjoying summer's sweltering temperatures.

But baffling images show Germany and Austria covered in SNOW as temperatures dropped up to 15 degrees from one day to another.

The pictures shows different mountainous areas in the two bordering countries turning into a very early winter wonderland.

Of the two, Austria was most hit with up a downfall over the weekend that left it with up to 40cm of snow.

The city of Salzburg, according to WetterOnline , saw the heaviest downfall. But areas at less than 1000 metres of altitude were also covered in snow.