In Sweden Valfjället and Ski Sunne got the most snow with 40cm (16 inches) each and Fjätervålen 35cm (14 inches) got the most snow. The Christmas holiday also brought really low temperatures to large parts of the area, dropping to -15 to -25 at several resorts.
Elsewhere in Northern Europe there's no outdoor alpine skiing in Belgium at the moment, but the Nordic resorts around Belgium´s highest peak ´Signal de Botrange´ (694m) are still busy with snow fans from Belgium and the Netherlands. Baraque Michel, Mont Rigi and Signal de Botrange are still open with 15cm (six inches) of snow, which received 3cm (an inch) more fresh snow last Sunday. More fresh snow is expected next week.
Scottish ski areas are enjoying their best Christmas for 14 years. Over 2000 skiers a day have been enjoying the excellent snow cover all over Cairngorml and temperatures are set to remain below freezing until at least Tuesday 5th January and the Scottish school holidays continue through to January 11th. Forecast strong winds are expected to drop to give a another good skiing day on New Year's Day with bright sunshine and only pockets of cloud. More snow and blizzards are expected from 2nd January.