Up to 10 cm of snow was expected in Milan on December 8 as wintry weather moved in.
The snowfall started on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, a public holiday in Italy.
Authorities asked residents to use their cars as little as possible and opt for public transportation.
Video here shows the snow in the city’s Piazza del Duomo. Credit: @ellafufuuu via Storyful