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Photo taken on March 13, 2013 shows a helicopter of the French... News PhotoBlizzard,Day,Dozen,France,French Culture,Gendarmerie,Geographical Locations,Helicopter,Highway,Horizontal,Photography,Snow,Somme,Storm,Surveillance,WeatherPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPPhoto taken on March 13, 2013 shows a helicopter of the French Gendarmerie patrolling above the A1 highway (Lille-Paris) around Roye, northern France, where some dozen trucks were blocked, a day after a heavy snow storm hit the area. Icy conditions caused road closures and slowdowns, in particular in the north of France, but highways were gradually opening as snowdrifts were cleared and vehicles stranded during the snowstorm were recovered. AFP PHOTO / PHILIPPE HUGUEN (Photo credit should read PHILILPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)