This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news:
- A rare snow storm hit the Deep South early in the week from North Carolina to Texas, causing school closures, cancelled travel and massive gridlock problems in Atlanta.
- Though the Sierra Nevada received some snowfall this past week, California's drought conditions continued to worsen and snowpack hit its lowest level in over 50 years.
- Snow blanketed Romania, Bulgaria and much of central and eastern Europe throughout the week, causing school closures, power outages and travel cancellations.
- Strong floods and heavy rain struck Italy, causing evacuations, landslides and flash floods.
Check out photos of the week's extreme weather from around the world:
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