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02/09/2014 10:43 am ET | Updated Feb 09, 2014

Extreme Weather Photos Of The Week

This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news:

  • Iran saw its heaviest snowfall in nearly 50 years, leading to thousands of rescues as many villages lost electricity and gas.
  • Beijing experienced its first snow of the season, which cancelled multiple flights.
  • Sixteen people died in Afghanistan from heavy snow and freezing temperatures.
  • Britain experienced a heavy storm late in the week, with heavy wind and rain bringing massive waves to the coast and causing more flooding.
  • Check out photos of the week's extreme weather from around the world:

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