Last updated 18:00GMT, Thursday 1 January.
TODAY: fog Troyes north east France, speed limit reduced to 100kmh. Black ice warning Toulouse. Snow A28 Switzerland. Freezing rain Dresden, east Czech Republic. Earlier thick fog A8 Munich-Salzburg, Chiemsee + A5 Karlsruhe-Freiburg. Continued difficult driving in the Balkans, especially Greece.
NEWS: the Istanbul-Izmir highway, blocked for nearly two whole days by snow in Balikesir province, has now re-opened. Heavy recent snowfall however continues to affect roads in many other parts of the country. Meanwhile, the mayor of Ankara says black ice which caused one hundred pileups in the city on 22 December was the result of sabotage after sprinklers were activated on traffic islands by persons unknown (and not the fault of the city authorities).
WEATHER ALERT: red alert low temperatures Montenegro, Serbia + high winds Greece. Amber alert low temperatures West Balkans, high winds Italy, storm Greece. New amber alert high winds south Sweden + east Baltic, Finland coast and Estonia.
GOTTHARD TUNNEL: no delays.
MONT BLANC TUNNEL: ‘traffic is fluent’.
MAJOR TRAFFIC DELAYS: no major delays.
Earlier: now no delay A92 westbound to Munich, A6 northbound to Bern.
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