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Europe Weather Crisis

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Europe Weather Crisis

Europe Weather Crisis

Europe Weather Crisis

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Imogen Foulkes reports from Bern, Switzerland, that Europe's worst winter in decades is wreaking havoc on the entire Alpine region. Avalanches across Austria, Switzerland and France have claimed dozens of lives, and at least 100 thousand people are stranded in mountain villages. The heavy snows, if they thaw suddenly, are sure to cause severe flooding. Already the Rhine River has reached dangerously high levels.

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