18 Jaw Dropping Photos Of Europe’s Deadly Winter

Hey y’all, I found Winter. While the U.S. continues to bask in the warmth of an unusually mild winter, Mother Nature has claimed almost 300 lives from Switzerland to Rome as temperatures plumet up to -22 Fahrenheit across Europe.

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A man walks past an ice covered waterside promenade at Lake Geneva in the city Versoix on early February 5, 2012.

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A man walks past an ice covered car on the frozen waterside promenade at Lake Geneva in the city Versoix, near Geneva on early February 5, 2012.

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Seagulls fly past the frozen waterside promenade at Lake Geneva in the city Versoix on early February 5, 2012.

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A child plays in front of the frozen shore in the Black Sea harbour of Constanta, 250 km (155 miles) east of Bucharest February 4, 2012.

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A man walks on the ice covered banks of Neuchatel lake on a windy winter day in Yverdon February 4, 2012.

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People stroll past the frozen shore in the Black Sea harbour of Constanta, 250 km (155 miles) east of Bucharest February 4, 2012.

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Ice is pictured on a tree on a windy winter day in Yverdon February 4, 2012. Temperatures dropped to as low as minus 11 degrees Celsius (12.2 degrees Fahrenheit) in Switzerland and other parts of Europe.

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An old cannon completely covered in ice is pictured on a windy winter day near the harbour of Versoix near Geneva February 3, 2012.

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A hiker makes his way through a snowy winter landscape and in front of frost-covered trees in the Col du Mollendruz, mountain, Switzerland, in Mont-la-Ville, Friday, Feb. 3, 2012.

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A frozen boat is moored next to an ice covered wall on a windy winter day in the harbour of Versoix near Geneva February 3, 2012.

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Waves hit an ice covered wall on a windy winter day in the harbour of Versoix near Geneva February 3, 2012.

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A family makes its way through a snowy winter landscape next to frost-covered trees in the Col du Mollendruz, Switzerland, in Mont-la-Ville, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012.

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A cross country skier makes his way through a snowy winter landscape on the Schauinsland mountain near Freiburg, southwestern Germany, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012.

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A ship makes its way through ice sheets covering the water in Hamburg’s port area on February 5, 2012.

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People walk in the snow-covered street in downtown Cetinje, Montenegro, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012.

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A man walks through a park in Burgos as snow hits northern Spain, on February 5, 2012. The Arctic cold snap that has hit Europe for over a week had claimed nearly 300 lives today, brought air travel chaos to London and dumped snow as far south as Rome and even North Africa.

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A Bosnian man shovels deep snow, to clean a path for pedestrians, in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo, on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012. Eastern Europe’s unrelenting and deadly cold snap produced another heavy snowfall in the Balkans on Saturday, trapping people in their homes and cars, causing power outages, and closing airports, railway stations and bus services. In Bosnia, about 30 people whose vehicles were trapped in a tunnel south of Sarajevo called local radio stations to appeal for help, saying they had children with them and were running out of fuel.

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A waterfall is frozen on February 1, 2012 in Lille, nothern France, as a cold snap is striking France on these days.

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