Europe hit with brutally cold weather

Snow covers the Lions' statues in central London's Trafalgar Square, following a night of heavy snow,Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010. More heavy snow caused havoc across Britain on Thursday, keeping Gatwick airport closed for a second day, disrupting rail services and leaving travellers stranded. Commuters struggled to get to work as Britain's worst early winter weather in almost two decades showed no sign of easing its icy grip. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
December 2, 2010 3:36:46 PM PST