In pictures: Europe's cold freeze
February 6, 2012
A street artist dresses as an Egyptian pharaoh (C) braves the cold as he performs in the snow on Place de la Concorde in Paris, France, as sub-freezing winter temperatures continue in Europe on 05 February 2012. EPA/IAN LANGSDON
A woman walks pass in front of an ice covered car on the iced waterside promenade at Lake Geneva in Versoix, Switzerland, 05 February 2012. Parked cars, trees and the promenade itself are coated with a thick crust of ice which is grown by spray water from???
Tourists hike around the frozen Lake Tisza, Hungary's largest artificial lake, near Poroszlo, 136 kms east of Budapest, on 05 February 2012. EPA/ZSOLT CZEGLEDI
Dogs play in the snow on the Sandringham estate in Norfolk on February 5, 2012. AFP PHOTO/BEN STANSALL
People play in a park in Burgos as snow hits northern Spain, on February 5, 2012. The Arctic cold snap that has hit Europe for over a week had claimed nearly 300 lives today, brought air travel chaos to London and dumped snow as far south as Rome and even???
A ferry makes its way through ice sheets covering the water in Hamburg's port area on February 5, 2012. The deadly cold snap that has gripped Europe for more than a week strained emergency services, wrought travel chaos and claimed more lives on February ???
Smoking chimneys can be seen on early February 6, 2012 in Leipzig, eastern Germany, where temperatures fell down to minus 20 degrees Celsius. AFP PHOTO / JAN WOITAS
People walk along an icy promenade past ice covered cars and trees on the shores of Lake Geneva in Versoix, Switzerland, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012. AP Photo/Keystone/Martial Trezzini
A Bosnian walks past a frozen tram in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo, on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012. Eastern Europe's unrelenting and deadly cold snap produced another heavy snowfall in the Balkans on Saturday, trapping people in their homes and cars, causin???
A girl walks on the ice covered pavement along the bank of Leman Lake in Versoix near Geneva February 5, 2012. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
People toboggan at Greenwich Park after an overnight snowfall in London February 5, 2012 . Heavy snow fell in some areas of Britain overnight, causing road closures and flight cancellations, and the Met Office warned of icy conditions, local media reporte???
Vehicles clear snow from the ground near the Effeil Tower seen in background, in Paris, Sunday Feb. 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Jacques brinon)
A musher speeds through the snow with his Siberian huskies during an International dog sled race near Clausthal-Zellerfeld, northern Germany Sunday Feb. 5, 2012. (AP Photo/dapdJens Schlueter)
People ride on a toboggan on Primrose Hill in north London February 5, 2012 . Heavy snow fell in some areas of Britain overnight, causing road closures and flight cancellations, and the Met Office warned of icy conditions, local media reported. REU???
A Russian man climbs out from an ice hole after swimming in a lake on the outskirts of St. Petersburg, Russia, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012. The temperature in St. Petersburg hit -23 Celsius (-9.4 Fahrenheit). (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
Sculptor Nenad Vuckovic puts the finishing touches to his snow sculpture, in Belgrade, Serbia, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
A man clears snow off the roof of a house in Sjenica, some 250 kms southwest of Belgrade, Serbia, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Samir Delic)