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Children roll snowballs in a park after snow fell in the town of Mount Victoria, located in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney, Australia

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Children roll snowballs in a park after snow fell in the town of Mount Victoria, located in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney, Australia

A skier makes her way down the Grosser Arber mountain in Bayerisch Eisenstein east of Regensburg, southern Germany, on January 21, 2016

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A skier makes her way down the Grosser Arber mountain in Bayerisch Eisenstein east of Regensburg, southern Germany, on Thursday

A snowboarding contestant takes a jump during a competition in Beijing

A snowboarding contestant takes a jump during a competition in Beijing, China

A man walks his dog through the snow under the Angel of the North in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, as the UK braced for a new wave of bad weather after forecasters issued warnings of heavy snow in parts of England and Scotland. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday January 14, 2016. The cold snap is in sharp contrast to last month, which was both the wettest and warmest December on record, when temperatures averaged 7.9C (46.2F).

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A man walks his dog through the snow under the Angel of the North in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, as the UK braced for a new wave of bad weather after forecasters issued warnings of heavy snow in parts of England and Scotland on Thursday

Laborers walk at a large snow sculpture ahead of the Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in the northern city of Harbin, Heilongjiang province, China, January 5, 2016. REUTERS/Aly Song

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Laborers walk at a large snow sculpture ahead of the Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in the northern city of Harbin, Heilongjiang province, Chinaon Monday.

A Syrian man walks past damaged homes following a snow storm in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Tuesday. The conflict in Syria has killed more than 250,000 people and forced millions to flee their homes since it broke out in March 2011.

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A Syrian man walks past damaged homes following a snow storm in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Tuesday

People look around ice sculptures ahead of the Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in the northern city of Harbin, Heilongjiang province, January 4, 2016.

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People look around ice sculptures ahead of the Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in the northern city of Harbin, Heilongjiang province on Monday

Workers polish a snow sculpture ahead of the annual Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival, in Harbin

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Workers polish a snow sculpture ahead of the annual Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival, in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, China.

Snow-covered trees are mirrored in the water of the Weissensee lake near Fuessen, southern Germany, on Thursday.

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Snow-covered trees are mirrored in the water of the Weissensee lake near Fuessen, southern Germany, on Thursday

Chinese tourists walk on a slippery section of ice as snow is seen on the Great Wall after a snowfall on Monday near Beijing, China. China's capital and the northern part of the country received snow on Sunday as winter set in

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Chinese tourists walk on a slippery section of ice as snow is seen on the Great Wall after a snowfall on Monday near Beijing, China

First snow of the season covers trees next to a country road near Zwoenitz, eastern Germany, on Wednesday

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First snow of the season covers trees next to a country road near Zwoenitz, eastern Germany, on Wednesday

Stars are pictured over the famous Matterhorn mountain, seen from the Riffelberg area, in Zermatt, Switzerland.

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Stars seen in the sky over the Matterhorn mountain, seen from the Riffelberg area, in Zermatt, Switzerland

An ice covered statue is seen in Lafayette Square March 2, 2015 in Washington, DC.

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An ice covered statue is seen in Lafayette Square on Monday in Washington, DC

TOPSHOTS This picture taken on February ...TOPSHOTS This picture taken on February 26, 2015 shows Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers training in the snow in Heihe, northeast China's Heilongjiang province. China's military training this year will focus on "improving fighting capacity" to win "local wars", the defence ministry said, with Beijing embroiled in several territorial disputes. CHINA OUT     AFP PHOTOSTR/AFP/Getty Images

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Chinese People’s Liberation Army soldiers train in the snow in Heihe, northeast China’s Heilongjiang province. China‘s military training this year will focus on “improving fighting capacity” to win “local wars”, the defence ministry said, with Beijing embroiled in several territorial disputes. 

Jewish men pray at the Western Wall as snow falls in the old city of Jerusalem on Friday. People in Jerusalem woke up to around 25 centimetres of snow after the second major blizzard of winter swept across the hilltop Holy City.

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Jewish men pray at the Western Wall as snow falls in the old city of Jerusalem on Friday. People in Jerusalem woke up to around 25 centimetres of snow after the second major blizzard of winter swept across the hilltop Holy City

People walk under heavy snow in the Asian side of Istanbul, on February 18, 2015.

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People walk in heavy snow in Istanbul on Wednesday

Syrian refugees brave the cold and snow as they walk to a metro station in Istanbul February 11, 2015, at the start of a day's begging. The civil war, which began as a popular uprising against President Bashar al-Assad in March 2011, has killed 200,000 people and turned 3 million more into refugees. At least 3.7 million people have fled Syria's almost four-year conflict and are registered as refugees, mainly in neighbouring states. Jordan hosts 622,000 Syrian refugees, Lebanon 1.16 million, Turkey 1.6 million and Iraq 233,000, UNHCR figures show.

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Syrian refugees brave the cold and snow as they walk to a metro station in Istanbul on Wednesday, at the start of a day’s begging. The civil war, which began as a popular uprising against President Bashar al-Assad in March 2011, has killed 200,000 people and turned 3 million more into refugees

Pedestrians make their way along a snow covered street during a winter snow storm in Cambridge, Massachusetts February 9, 2015.  Boston and other areas of the Northeast, already buried under about a yard of snow, braced for up to two more feet through early Tuesday while more rain and high winds were in store for parts of the Pacific coast, forecasters said on Sunday

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Pedestrians make their way along a snow-covered street during a storm in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Boston and other areas of the Northeast are braced for more snow.

People walk past snow and ice covered trees on top of the Feldberg mountain during a winter day, around 20km outside of Frankfurt, February 5, 2015.

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People walk past snow and ice-covered trees on top of the Feldberg mountain during a winter day, about 20km from Frankfurt, Germany

An artificially triggered avalanche thunders down a mountain side past a 30 meters (98 feet) high pole holding measuring equiptment, at the Vallee de la Sionne in Anzere near Sion, February 3, 2015. The full-scale avalanche dynamics test site is providing scientists and engineers of the Swiss Institute of Research of Snow and Avalanches with essential data to understand and model avalanche motion, according to the Institute website.

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An artificially triggered avalanche to help scientists understand its motion thunders down a mountain past a 30-metre high pole holding measuring equipment, at the Vallee de la Sionne in Anzere near Sion, Switzerland on Tuesday