Rome schools close over snow alert

City closes all Rome schools on Monday 26 February.

Rome schools will be closed on Monday 26 February due to a risk of snow and severe frost, according to Italian news agency ANSA.

The closure will affect all schools, including kindergartens, across the Rome area.

There will be a reduced number of public buses in circulation in Rome on 26 February however the metro underground service should be running as normal.

The capital's parks, villas and cemeteries are also expected to close.