Russian capital Moscow covered by record 63cm snowfall

Russian capital Moscow covered by record 63cm snowfall

http://news.bbc.co.uk
22 February 2010

Thousands of snow-clearing machines have been working to dig the Russian capital Moscow out of a record-breaking fall of 63cm (nearly 25 inches).

After a weekend of heavy snow showers, the regional weather centre announced that the previous record of 62cm, set in 1966, had been broken.

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