Heavy snow lives up to its name in New England, bringing down power lines and trees.
There is no doubt that Europe is now properly into autumn. The change in weather from a late, remarkably warm summer to the first snow was pretty abrupt.
The Tatra mountains of southern Poland are as good a marker as any. On the slopes of
marks the border between Poland and the Slovak Republic and it is possible to cross without hindrance, weather permitting. It also is a very popular winter sports resort, so this recent snow is most welcome.