Snow From Storm Filomena Creates Picturesque Night Scenes in Madrid

Storm Filomena brought rare snowfall to Madrid, Spain, on Friday, January 8, as 20 cm (8 in) of snow was expected to accumulate by Saturday evening.

Footage shared by Twitter user @marc_con_ce shows wintry night scenes in Puerta del Sol, on Gran Via street, and on a rooftop in the neighborhood of Infanta Mercedes in Madrid, Spain.

According to the Agencia Estatal de Meteorología (State Meteorological Agency), Madrid was one of several Spanish regions on red alert for snow, which El Pais reported was a historic occurrence. Credit: @marc_con_ce via Storyful