Surprisingly enough, even after Italy experienced one of the hottest summers, it has already received its first snowfall of the year!
The snowfall began on Friday and persisted through the weekend leaving the Alps covered. Approximately 27 centimeters (10 inches) were measured near The Dolomites and 50 centimeters (1.6 feet) at Passo Stelvio in the Alps!
Video by Stefano De Nicolo/Local Team, via Repubblica
Despite the surprising conditions, meteorologists believe that the sunshine will return with temperatures up to 68° F across northern Italy by this Thursday.