Madrid Residents Enjoy Rare Snow as Storm Filomena Hits

Residents of Madrid, Spain, were enjoying the rare snowfall on January 8, as Storm Filomena was forecast to drop almost eight inches of snow in 24 hours.

This footage shows residents building a snowman in Fuenlabrada, a suburb of Madrid.

Madrid was one of several areas in Spain placed on red alert due to snow forecasts.

El Pais said the warnings were “historic.” Credit: Ayuntamiento de Fuenlabrada via Storyful