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Snow of the Century: Moscow blanketed in white after heaviest snowfall since records began

International Business Times Logo By David Sim of International Business Times | Slide 1 of 14: An average month's amount of snow fell on Moscow over the weekend, with the depth of the snow reaching 62 centimetres (24.5 inches) in some parts.

The "Snow of the Century" – a weekend-long snowstorm in Moscow – has delayed flights, cut power supplies and even prompted school authorities to call a snow day — a highly unusual occurrence in the Russian capital.

An average month's amount of snow fell over the weekend, with the depth of the snow reaching 62 centimetres (24.5 inches) in some parts.
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