A woman walks with her dog as snow falls in Lyon, central France, Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010. - Photo by AP.
Peter Hibit cross-country skis in the winter snow on a nature trail in a suburb of Buffalo in Clarence, NY, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010. - Photo by AP.
A Swiss International aircraft is covered by snow while the airport is temporarily closed because of heavy snowfall, in Geneva, Switzerland, on Wednesday, Dec 1, 2010. - Photo by AP.
Cars and vans are driven through heavy snow in Stockport, north-east England on December 1, 2010. Britain's transport links with the rest of the world were disrupted by the early winter snowfall as key airports closed Wednesday and international Eurostar train services were cut. London Gatwick Airport, Europe's eighth busiest passenger air hub, was closed until at least 6:00am (0600 GMT) Thursday as staff worked on clearing the two runways. - Photo by AFP.
Children react during a snowball fight in Lyon, central France, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010. Heavy snow and subzero temperatures swept across Europe, killing at least eight homeless people in Poland, closing major airports in Britain and Switzerland, and causing delays to rail and road traffic across the continent. - Photo by AP.
People sledge down a hill in Ladderedge Country Park in Leek, north-west England, on December 1, 2010. - Photo by AFP.
A sheep is seen covered in snow in a field near Middleham, northern England December 1, 2010. Heavy snow grounded all flights at Gatwick airport on Wednesday, while the worst early winter weather in almost two decades also caused severe delays on roads and rail lines up and down Britain. - Photo by Reuters.
A streetcar drives on a snow covered street on December 01, 2010 in Strasbourg, eastern France. Temperatures are set to plummet in France this week, as snow falls across much of the country. - Photo by AFP.
People stand in front of the headquarters of Swiss banks UBS (L) and Credit Swiss (R) on the snow-covered Paradeplatz Square in Zurich December 1, 2010. - Photo by Reuters.
Juventus Turin's Mohamed Sissoko, right, fights for the ball with Lech Poznan's Grzegorz Wojtkowiak during the Europa League Group A soccer match between Lech Poznan and Juventus Turin on a snowy night in Poznan, Poland, Wednesday, Dec 1, 2010. - Photo by AP.
Volunteers of the Medecin du Monde association take a homeless person to a shelter, on the night of December 2, 2010, in a street of Strasbourg, Eastern France, during a night action of the NGO as snow and freezing temperatures severely hit Europe. Heavy snowfalls forced some of Europe's busiest airports to close and wreaked havoc on roads and railways as an unseasonable cold snap swept the continent, claiming at least 15 lives. - Photo by AFP.
A street performer dressed as the character Darth Vader from the film 'Star Wars' stands in front of the Brandenburg Gate during snowfall in Berlin, December 2, 2010. Heavy snowfalls over the past hours caused serious traffic jams and numerous minor traffic accidents all over Germany on Thursday. Air travel in the south of the country was also disrupted, with several flights cancelled. - Photo by Reuters.
People walk in central London, after a night of heavy snow, Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010. More heavy snow caused havoc across Britain on Thursday, keeping Gatwick airport closed for a second day, disrupting rail services and leaving travellers stranded. Commuters struggled to get to work as Britain's worst early winter weather in almost two decades showed no sign of easing its icy grip. - Photo by AP.
A commuter train runs into Malmo central railway station in heavy snow, Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010. High winds, snowdrifts and freezing temperatures interrupted train services for the third straight day in southern Sweden. - Photo by AP.
A lone tree is seen in the fog on a snow covered field in Rubigen, near Bern, December 2, 2010. - Photo by Reuters.