Lorries in a traffic jam
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Lorry drivers stuck in two-day traffic jam in Russia

Heavy snowfall has created a huge traffic jam on a major motorway in Russia, trapping thousands of vehicles.

Media reports put the length of the traffic jam in the north-western Tver region at up to 200km (124 miles) - but officials said it was about 20km.

The BBC's Denise Hammick reports.

  • 02 Dec 2012
  • From the section Europe
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