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2,000 Evacuated At CDG - Snow Damage  
User currently onlineVV701 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2005, 7540 posts, RR: 17
Posted (3 years 9 months 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 11526 times:

BBC is reporting - no link yet - that 2,000 have been evacuated from a CDG terminal because the weight of snow on the roof may cause the roof to collapse.

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User currently onlineVV701 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2005, 7540 posts, RR: 17
Reply 1, posted (3 years 9 months 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 11444 times:

Appears to be T2E where there was a major problem before:

Question Regarding CDG Terminal 2E (by M11Stephen Feb 3 2010 in Civil Aviation)?threadid=4699242&searchid=4700505&s=cdg+roof+collapse#ID4700505


User currently onlineVV701 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2005, 7540 posts, RR: 17
Reply 2, posted (3 years 9 months 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 11206 times:

Here is a link to the report:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worl...rport-due-to-snow-on-the-roof.html

The BBC is also reporting severe delays at BRU where they report one runway is blocked by snow. They also say there is severe disruption at DUS.


User currently offlineAesma From France, joined Nov 2009, 6669 posts, RR: 11
Reply 3, posted (3 years 9 months 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 10713 times:

There is no end to that snow saga !

Terminal 2E collapsed in 2004 killing four people, if they fear it cannot stand the snow, the people that rebuilt it are in big trouble !



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User currently offlineAloha717200 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 4504 posts, RR: 15
Reply 4, posted (3 years 9 months 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 10698 times:

Deja Vu anyone? We've seen this movie before...

User currently offlineordjoe From United States of America, joined Aug 2010, 708 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (3 years 9 months 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 6327 times:

This is the year that Snow and Europe are just not meant to co-exist

User currently offlineTheRedBaron From Mexico, joined Mar 2005, 2217 posts, RR: 8
Reply 6, posted (3 years 9 months 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 5377 times:

Its going to be a looong winter, an astrophisycist has predicted terrible snowstorms for the east coast from today till Jan 2...I wonder where the next global warming...ops climate change summit will be ..in the middle of the Sahara?...
I wonder how much glicol the airlines will use for this weather and if they will have enough of it...



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User currently offlineairproxx From France, joined Jun 2008, 636 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (3 years 9 months 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 4123 times:

Paris is ridiculous. I'm ashamed to be french reading this....


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User currently offlineAIR MALTA From Malta, joined Sep 2001, 2501 posts, RR: 1
Reply 8, posted (3 years 9 months 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 3370 times:

Quoting airproxx (Reply 7):
Paris is ridiculous. I'm ashamed to be french reading this....

The UK is ridiculous. I'm ashamed to be British... The country is in a dire state and everyone is cutting and cutting...



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User currently offlineAesma From France, joined Nov 2009, 6669 posts, RR: 11
Reply 9, posted (3 years 9 months 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 3018 times:

Quoting TheRedBaron (Reply 6):
Its going to be a looong winter, an astrophisycist has predicted terrible snowstorms for the east coast from today till Jan 2...I wonder where the next global warming...ops climate change summit will be ..in the middle of the Sahara?...
I wonder how much glicol the airlines will use for this weather and if they will have enough of it...

Well, there are theories being worked on that explain the current situation by the warming. And the global average temperature has indeed risen, the weather here or there doesn't change that fact.

I agree however that scheduling these summits in say June (in the northern hemisphere) might be a better idea.



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