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A vendor prepares dumplings at a stall at the entrance to a street market during a snow fall in Seoul on Jan. 12, 2021. (AFP)
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A man shelters beneath an umbrella during a snow fall in in Seoul on Jan. 12, 2021. (AFP)
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A man walks with snow shoes close from Vizzavona train station, on Jan. 11, 2021 on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica, following heavy snow falls over southern Europe. (AFP)
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A snow plow clears a road near Vizzavona train station, on Jan. 11, 2021 on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica, following heavy snow falls over southern Europe. (AFP)
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A woman walks by Puerta de Alcala after a heavy snowfall in Madrid on Jan. 11, 2021. Schools, courts and museums were closed throughout central Spain for two days after the region was hit with a massive snowstorm. (AFP)
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A municipal worker removes snow after a heavy snowfall in Madrid on Jan. 11, 2021. Schools, courts and museums were closed throughout central Spain for two days after the region was hit with a massive snowstorm. (AFP)
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Despite the corona rules in force, many winter sports resorts in Germany are experiencing a veritable rush of visitors. In the snowy Sauerland region, numerous people made their way to the mountains, despite appeals from the authorities to refrain from skiing and tobogganing during the lockdown. (AFP)
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A signpost for trails is covered in snow at the Kahler Asten mountain in Winterberg, western Germany, on Jan. 10, 2021, amid the ongoing novel coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic. (AFP)
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People walk on the snow-covered Nanzoin buddhist temple towards the bronze statue of reclining Buddha in Sasaguri town, Japan, Fukuoka prefecture on Jan. 8, 2021. (AFP)
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Updated 12 January 2021

Snowscapes around the world

Nevermind the pandemic - for many heavy snowfall has brought their lives to standstill.