The highest mountain of Hungary, the 1014-metre Kékestető as well as Galyatető are covered in snow, reports.  

On Monday afternoon at 5pm, a snowfall began in the mountains. By the next day, the mountaintops were covered in a continuous layer of snow.

According to, the week will bring a cold front, precipitation, and cold wind. In the mountains, further snowfalls and sleet are possible. Strong gusts of wind can be expected, some exceeding 80 km/h. Daily temperatures will drop, cold dawns will be followed by 1-7 degree Celsius temperatures during the day. These patterns continue until Thursday.

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The weather on Friday will be dryer, more sunny, but strong winds are still to be expected. Temperatures will rise somewhat, but they will remain relatively chilly.

Photos: MTI

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