Blizzards affect mankind every winter, across every continent. Combining ice cold temperatures, snow and extreme wind, this mother of all storms is a living hell that has the power to paralyse entire countries. From the prairies of Canada to Northern China, this episode explores the destructive and unpredictable nature of blizzards.
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