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Snow covered steps as winter comes to Germany

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A girl forms a big snowball on snowy stairs at the Olympic stadium in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, on Jan. 6. Meteorologists forecast temperatures around the freezing point and further snowfall in the region.

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Winter has arrived in the Northern hemisphere. Take in the sights from North America, Europe and Asia.