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Snowpocalypse Russia: ‘Snow tsunami’ swallows streets, cars, buildings

Posted By admin On January 21, 2013 @ 11:29 am In Sci Tech | Comments Disabled

RT [1]
Jan 21, 2013

Snowpocalypse Russia: Snow tsunami swallows streets, cars, buildings norilsk 279.n

Unrelenting snowfalls have caused unprecedented chaos in Russia. Over the past week, the country has seen scores of traffic accidents, flight delays and, in some cases, the complete isolation of some remote settlements and towns.

On Friday, Moscow was on a verge of traffic collapse as more than 10 inches of snow fell on the city, which is more than half of January’s average.

Thousands of passengers were stranded overnight in the capital’s major airports, as several dozen flights were delayed.

Muscovites woke up and found their cars, driveways and houses buried under a thick layer of snow, with city workers unable to get to smaller streets.

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[1] RT: http://rt.com/news/winter-snow-russia-weather-275/

[2] 7,000 buildings collapse in China under heaviest snow on record: http://www.prisonplanet.com/7000-buildings-collapse-in-china-under-heaviest-snow-on-record.html

[3] Heavy snow brings Beijing to standstill: http://www.prisonplanet.com/heavy-snow-brings-beijing-to-standstill.html

[4] ‘Once in a lifetime’ snow storm hits New Zealand: http://www.prisonplanet.com/once-in-a-lifetime-snow-storm-hits-new-zealand.html

[5] Video of mad tsunami waves battering ships, homes, cars after Japan earthquake: http://www.prisonplanet.com/video-of-mad-tsunami-waves-battering-ships-homes-cars-after-japan-earthquake.html

[6] Chinese media claims Beijing snow ‘artificially induced’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/chinese-media-claims-beijing-snow-%e2%80%98artificially-induced%e2%80%99.html

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