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There is the potential for blizzard conditions temporarily as well. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Overnight the rain turns to snow, which turns into heavy blizzards. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The blizzard was so bad that no patrols or dogs could follow them. The Sun (2010)The very mild weather follows the weekend chill that saw snow blizzards hit some areas. The Sun (2012)Three people were rescued in blizzard conditions in the Cairngorms. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They finished their gruelling trip on Thursday after battling blizzard conditions and freezing temperatures along the way. The Sun (2010)During this trek they trudged through blizzards in extreme conditions with only limited and poor supplies of food and running short of fuel. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The Northeast was soon hit by a blizzard. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)Over two fatal days, eight climbers died after a fierce blizzard hit the peak. The Sun (2016)LIVE sections of last night's launch show were cancelled after the set was hit by a blizzard. The Sun (2016)The upper reaches of the Thames froze and easterly winds brought blizzards and snow drifts 20ft deep. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Labour dubbed the news'a welcome respite in a blizzard of bad economic news '. The Sun (2012)
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British English: blizzard /ˈblɪzəd/ NOUN
A blizzard is a storm in which snow falls heavily and there are strong winds.
- American English: blizzard
- Arabic: عاصِفَة ثَلْجِيَّة عَنِيفَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: nevasca
- Chinese: 暴风雪
- Croatian: mećava
- Czech: vánice
- Danish: snestorm
- Dutch: sneeuwstorm
- European Spanish: ventisca ventosa
- Finnish: lumimyrsky
- French: tempête de neige
- German: Schneesturm
- Greek: χιονοθύελλα
- Italian: tempesta di neve
- Japanese: 猛吹雪
- Korean: 심한 눈보라
- Norwegian: snøstorm
- Polish: zamieć
- European Portuguese: tempestade de neve
- Romanian: viscol
- Russian: метель
- Spanish: vendaval
- Swedish: snöstorm
- Thai: พายุหิมะ
- Turkish: kar fırtınası
- Ukrainian: хуртовина
- Vietnamese: trận bão tuyết
Definition of blizzard from the Collins English Dictionary
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