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Global weather photos: Winter begins icy grip

Global weather photos: Winter begins icy grip
Winter officially began Tuesday but winter had a pretty good head start, clutching Britain and Europe in an extended arctic blast that snarled air and ground traffic for weeks.

Back in the U.S., snowstorms also have pummeled the Midwest and East while in the West, drenching rains have lead to widespread flooding -- especially in the Southwest. To top it off, northern Oregon suffered it's first tornado since 1950 to injure multiple people.

We've put together a gallery of images captured from several weather events across the globe over the past two weeks.

Photo Gallery of images