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    • Cars, buses, and people clog this street in Teheran, Iran in 1972, after nearly eight feet of snow fell on the city.
    • Standing tall in North Dakota, where a blizzard in 1966 nearly buried utility poles.
    • A woman climbs a mound of packed snow in Larchmont, N.Y. in 1993 as she tries to dig her car out of the snow.
    • People in Brooklyn standing in front of huge piles of snow.
    • A man sits on the hood of his car, which is stuck in snow in Massachusetts on Route 128 in 1978.
    • Scenes from a storm in 1888, which devastated Dakota.
    • Visitors walk in the snow at the Enoshima Shrine in Fujisawa, near Tokyo in 2014.
    • Children playing in the snow after the 1967 blizzard in Chicago.
    • A blizzard in Eastern Canadian in 1971, known as the storm of the century in Duvernay, Laval, Quebec.
    • Snow drifts made travel difficult in parts of New York in 1977.
    • A Chinese worker shovels snow from the streets after heavy snowfalls in the eastern Chinese city of Nanjing, 31 January 2008.  China has dispatched its army to help millions of stranded people.
    • Saint Basil's Cathedral during snowfall, Moscow, Russia.
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    Cars, buses, and people clog this street in Teheran, Iran in 1972, after nearly eight feet of snow fell on the city.

    Sputnik invites you on a journey through gale-force wind, white out blizzards, ice storms, and all that Mother Nature has to throw at humanity.

    The recent deadly winter storm which swept through Texas and other southern states in the US is living proof that we're still vulnerable to the sometimes unstoppable force of nature.  

    Massive snowfalls and blizzard have sent people running for shelter since the dawn of mankind, and while it's natural to assume global warming is all about hotter summers, there's also evidence it's to blame for the current bad weather. 

    Check out Sputnik's gallery to see worst blizzards ever recorded by humans. 

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