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Eiffel Tower needs blowtorch for ice as snow blankets Europe

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PARIS – Workers at the Eiffel Tower used a blowtorch to melt the ice collecting on its surfaces and snow was blocking roads and halting trains and school buses Wednesday across northern France.

Amid a European cold snap, areas in Normandy and Brittany unused to such icy conditions were closing highways for lack of snow-clearing equipment.

In parts of the Paris region, local authorities halted school buses and urged parents to keep their children at home. Snow blanketed the French capital and froze the Eiffel Tower. “When negative temperatures return, my floors get partially covered with ice!

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