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Several countries in chaos after snow blankets Western Europe

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Heavy snow blankets Western Europe leaving several countries in chaos.

Expecting a nice vacation, many folks are left shivering in stranded cars, packed airports, and stalled trains.

Germany's airport closed Tuesday afternoon, canceling over three-hundred flights, after getting five inches of snowfall.

Another massive pile up reported on the Autobahn shut down the road.

In France, the country's army was called in to help civilian authorities as parts of the country were seeing up to nineteen inches of snow!

Making matters worse, the severe weather forced operators to close sections of the Eurostar Railway leaving travelers to fend for themselves.

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