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Extreme cold snap sweeps across Europe
A cold weather system in Europe known as 'The Beast from the East' is taking lives and snarling travel with snow and freezing temperatures.
A palm tree is covered in snow in front of the Milan Cathedral on March 1.
Cold weather is claiming lives, freezing fountains and harbors and causing snow in areas not normally accustomed to the winter dusting.
A woman makes her way through falling snow on March 1 in Balloch.
Ice skaters glide on natural ice near Zaandam on March 1.
A man rides his snowboard on the Rue du Petit-Chene in Lausanne on March 1.
A person walks through now covered streets in Florence on March 1.
A dog plays in the snow in the Sempione garden in Milan on March 1.
A woman poses in front of the Louvre Pyramid after overnight snowfall on March 1.
Snow drifts in fields surrounding the village of Zennor, near St. Ives, on Feb. 28 in Cornwall.
Snow-covered jetties on the shore of the frozen Lake Pecs at Orfu on Feb. 28.
The sun sets as snow covers fishing boats left at Priest's Cove at Cape Cornwall near Penzance on Feb. 28.
Snow covers fields near Hayfield in the Peak district of northern England on Feb. 28
Snow covered gondolas on the side of the Grand Canal in Venice lagoon on Feb. 28.
Children play in the middle of ice-covered rocks on the frozen shores of Lake Neuchatel on Feb. 28.
A man walks on the partially snow-covered Pyla sand dune in La Teste-de-Buch, southwestern France on Feb. 28.