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Cold waves hit Europe

2010-11-30 12:31:31 GMT2010-11-30 20:31:31 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Snow ploughs clear part of the runway at Edinburgh airport, Scotland November 29, 2010. Britain's big chill is set to intensify and spread this week with stronger winds, severe frosts and more heavy snow, forecasters said on Monday. Up to 50 cm (20 inches) of snow is likely to have fallen across higher ground in Scotland and northern England, and the Met Office has issued severe weather warnings down the entire east coast of Britain. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo)
A time exposure photograph shows a tree in front of the snow covered Bernese alps and the city of Thun (L) in Oberbuetschel, near Bern, November 30, 2010. A large part of Switzerland was hit by a cold wave in the last days with snow falls and below-zero temperatures. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo)
Vehicles travel in the snow on the A9 road near Gleneagles, Scotland November 29, 2010. Britain's big chill is set to intensify and spread this week with stronger winds, severe frosts and more heavy snow, forecasters said on Monday. Up to 50 cm (20 inches) of snow is likely to have fallen across higher ground in Scotland and northern England, and the Met Office has issued severe weather warnings down the entire east coast of Britain. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo)
A woman walks towards the snow-covered Royal Park in front of The Royal Palace in Brussels November 30, 2010. Snow fell on Belgium's capital for several hours, blocking some roads, but no major incidents were reported. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo)

Cold waves hit many locations in Europe.

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