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Photos: Heavy snow in Germany reigns in coldest February since 2012

Updated On Feb 11, 2021 03:39 PM IST
  • Parts of central and northern Europe as well as Germany have been gripped by a cold weather front since the weekend. Heavy snowfall tangled traffic and stranded drivers in Germany with some parts blanketed in as much as 50 centimetres of snow earlier in the week. Blizzard-like conditions have left Germany with some of the coldest temperatures experienced in almost a decade for this time of the year.
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People walk their dogs in a snow covered maze in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, on February 10. Extreme winter weather has hit the swathe from Germany’s north to west, with locked-down Germans warned to stay home as temperatures plunge to their lowest so far this winter.(Martin Meissner / AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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People walk their dogs in a snow covered maze in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, on February 10. Extreme winter weather has hit the swathe from Germany’s north to west, with locked-down Germans warned to stay home as temperatures plunge to their lowest so far this winter.(Martin Meissner / AP)

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A resident clears the sidewalk in front of her front door of snow in Wernigerode, Germany, on February 9.(AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A resident clears the sidewalk in front of her front door of snow in Wernigerode, Germany, on February 9.(AP)

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An aerial view of the market square in the snow-covered city centre of Naumburg, on February 9 when some parts of Germany were cloaked in up to 50 centimetres (20 inches) of snow, according to local media reports.(Sebastian Willnow / dpa / AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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An aerial view of the market square in the snow-covered city centre of Naumburg, on February 9 when some parts of Germany were cloaked in up to 50 centimetres (20 inches) of snow, according to local media reports.(Sebastian Willnow / dpa / AP)

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Two men playing table tennis in Hamburg's Stadpark on the morning of February 10. Northern and eastern Germany were particularly badly hit on February 7 and 8, with blizzard-like conditions and some of the coldest temperatures seen in years.(Morris Mac Matzen / AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Two men playing table tennis in Hamburg's Stadpark on the morning of February 10. Northern and eastern Germany were particularly badly hit on February 7 and 8, with blizzard-like conditions and some of the coldest temperatures seen in years.(Morris Mac Matzen / AFP)

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A man skis in the gardens of the Charlottenburg Palace in Berlin on February 9. Heavy snow has also fallen in other countries across central and northern Europe, including Belgium, the Netherlands and Denmark.(John Macdougall / AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A man skis in the gardens of the Charlottenburg Palace in Berlin on February 9. Heavy snow has also fallen in other countries across central and northern Europe, including Belgium, the Netherlands and Denmark.(John Macdougall / AFP)

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A woman walks through snow and ice covered trees near Altenberg, Germany on February 10. Snow is expected to decrease in the coming days, according to forecasters, but temperatures as cold as -20 C mean travel conditions will remain risky.(Matthias Schrader / AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A woman walks through snow and ice covered trees near Altenberg, Germany on February 10. Snow is expected to decrease in the coming days, according to forecasters, but temperatures as cold as -20 C mean travel conditions will remain risky.(Matthias Schrader / AP)

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A young cow shelters from strong winds in Holstein, Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany, on February 10. With the wind-chill factor, temperatures could feel as low as -30 C at night, forecasters have said.(Axel Heimken / AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A young cow shelters from strong winds in Holstein, Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany, on February 10. With the wind-chill factor, temperatures could feel as low as -30 C at night, forecasters have said.(Axel Heimken / AFP)

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Two skiers are seen in a blind spot mirror in the village of Altenberg, eastern Germany on February 10, The German Weather Service said this February week was the coldest in Germany since 2012, but warned that global warming was making such cold snaps rarer.(Odd Anderson / AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Two skiers are seen in a blind spot mirror in the village of Altenberg, eastern Germany on February 10, The German Weather Service said this February week was the coldest in Germany since 2012, but warned that global warming was making such cold snaps rarer.(Odd Anderson / AFP)

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A woman pulls a child on a sledge at Berlin's Alexanderplatz square on February 9, 2021, when temperatures in the German capital remained at around minus ten. Many of the city's canals had frozen over earlier this week, prompting Berlin police to warn residents against stepping out on to the thin ice.(Astrid Vellguth / AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A woman pulls a child on a sledge at Berlin's Alexanderplatz square on February 9, 2021, when temperatures in the German capital remained at around minus ten. Many of the city's canals had frozen over earlier this week, prompting Berlin police to warn residents against stepping out on to the thin ice.(Astrid Vellguth / AFP)

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An aerial view shows the snow covered beach piazza at the beach of the city of Sierksdorf, Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany on February 10,(Axel Heimken / AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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An aerial view shows the snow covered beach piazza at the beach of the city of Sierksdorf, Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany on February 10,(Axel Heimken / AFP)

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