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A dog walker on the east coast near Whitley Bay, Northumberland, as rare Nacreous clouds form over the coastline

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Waves crash over the sea wall in Blackpool, as Storm Gertrude is sweeping the country with winds of more than 90mph, leaving thousands of homes without power, buildings damaged and transport disrupted

Migrants Wait For Trains In Sub Zero Temperatures On The Serbian Border...PRESEVO, SERBIA - JANUARY 26:  A group of migrant children wait for hot food in sub zero temperatures near the Serbian-Croatian border on January 26, 2016 in Presevo, Serbia.  Migrants have been braving sub zero temperatures as they cross the border from Macedonia into Serbia. (Photo by Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)

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A group of migrant and refugee children wait for hot food in sub zero temperatures near the Serbian-Croatian border in Presevo, Serbia 

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Water birds fly over a partially frozen lake in a park in Bucharest, Romania

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Gulls fly over a partially frozen lake in a park in Bucharest, Romania

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

A man with an umbrella walks alongside the river Spree on a rainy winter day in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016.

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A man with an umbrella walks alongside the river Spree on a rainy winter day in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday

Storm Gertrude Brings More Weather Alerts To The UK...TEWKESBURY, UNITED KINGDOM - JANUARY 04:  Swans swim on flood waters sitting around Tewkesbury Abbey after weeks of heavy rain on January 4, 2016 in Tewkesbury, England. Storm Gertrude is the latest winter storm to bring heavy rain fall and the threat of more flooding to the UK as well as causing widespread disruption to transport and infrastructure.  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

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Swans swim on flood waters sitting around Tewkesbury Abbey after weeks of heavy rain Tewkesbury, England. Storm Gertrude is the latest winter storm to bring heavy rain fall and the threat of more flooding to the UK

A local man clears out his lock up that was inundated by flood water after the river Tweed burst it's banks flooding the area on December 31, 2015 in Peebles, Scotland. Storm Frank is the latest winter storm to bring heavy rain fall and flooding to the north of England and Scotland, causing widespread disruption to transport and infrastructure.

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A local man clears out his lock up that was inundated by flood water after the river Tweed burst it’s banks flooding the area in Peebles, Scotland. Storm Frank is the latest winter storm to bring heavy rain fall and flooding to the north of England and Scotland, causing widespread disruption to transport and infrastructure. 

A motor boat sails along the Yenisei River, with the air temperature at about minus 20 degrees Celsius (minus 4 degrees Fahrenheit), outside the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia, on Tuesday

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A motor boat sails along the Yenisei River, with the air temperature at about minus 20 degrees Celsius (minus 4 degrees Fahrenheit), outside the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia, on Tuesday

People walk across Red Square, with St. Basil's Cathedral seen in the background, in central Moscow on December 22, 2015. The temperatures in the Russian capital reached today 6 C (42 F)

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People walk across Red Square, with St. Basil’s Cathedral seen in the background, in central Moscow on Tuesday. The temperatures in the Russian capital reached as low as 6 C (42 F)

A colourful sky before sunrise on Whitley Bay beach, as December could be the mildest across a large part of England since records began more than 350 years ago

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A colourful sky before sunrise on Whitley Bay beach, as December could be the mildest across a large part of England since records began more than 350 years ago

Pakistani women walk along a street on a foggy day in Lahore.

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A crow accompanies a group of Pakistani women as they walk along a street on a foggy day in Lahore

Cars drive past during the first snowfal...Cars drive past during the first snowfall of the season in Ankara on December 2, 2015.

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Cars drive past during the first snowfall of the season in Ankara on Wednesday

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

Clouds are lit by the first light of dawn during a winter sunrise on November 25, 2015 in Saltburn-by-the-Sea, England. After a mild week the wintery weather is due to return over the weekend.

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Clouds are lit by the first light of dawn during a winter sunrise on Wednesday in Saltburn-by-the-Sea, England. After a mild week the wintery weather is due to return over the weekend.

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

An elderly man tosses fallen gingko tree leaves into the air in a park in Beijing, Friday, Nov. 20, 2015. China's capital has been hit with unusually cool and wet weather in recent weeks. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

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A man tosses fallen gingko tree leaves into the air in a park in Beijing. China’s capital has been hit with unusually cool and wet weather in recent weeks 

A surfer rides the waves at Tynemouth, Tyne and Wear, North Tyneside, as the worst of Storm Barney has past in most areas, temperatures are set to drop to as low as 0C (33.8F) on Saturday, with high winds making it feel as low as -4C (24.8) in some parts.

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A surfer rides the waves at Tynemouth, Tyne and Wear, North Tyneside, as the worst of Storm Barney has passed in most areas

Autumn weather Nov 17th 2015...The sun rises over Whitley Bay, Northumberland, as weather experts warned that roaring winds could down trees, cause power cuts and lead to flooding as Storm Barney sweeps through the UK this week. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday November 17, 2015. The second storm deemed strong enough to be given its own name this season is expected to bring winds of up to 75mph to areas across the south of England, as well as Wales and Ireland through Tuesday night. See PA story WEATHER Barney.

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The sun rises over Whitley Bay, Northumberland. Weather experts warned that roaring winds could down trees, cause power cuts and lead to flooding as Storm Barney is due to sweep through the UK this week