IN PICTURES: Snow and bitterly cold temperatures hit Germany

IN PICTURES: Snow and bitterly cold temperatures hit Germany
Snow in Berlin outside the Reichstag on Sunday. Photo: DPA
Here's a look at how the bitterly cold weather has been affecting Germany.

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Heavy snowfall, temperatures way below freezing and high winds have been hitting many parts of Germany. This selection of tweets, and pictures by DPA photographers across Germany, show how the country looks right now.

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A striking winter scene in Wolkersdorf, Bavaria. 

Monday is a complete white out in Leipzig.

These two people have the right equipment for the weather in Erfurt, Thuringia.

A man below is seen clearing the snow outside a shop in Hanover on Monday.

A person braving the snow in Dresden city centre early on Monday morning.

Families make the most of the snow in a Berlin park on Sunday.

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The water in the harbour of the Hanseatic city of Stralsund covered with a layer of ice.

Very difficult driving conditions in Ingeln-Oesselse, Lower Saxony.

Henry the pug cosies up to stay warm in snowy Dresden.

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Children playing in the snow in Münster.

Seagulls and wild waves at the Baltic Sea in Strande, Schleswig-Holstein.

Trucks stuck in the snow near Gera in eastern Germany.


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