Winter storm blasts Europe; 13 dead amid heavy snow, gusts

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Truck drivers help each other after being trapped by heavy snowfall on the Autobahn A8 near Holzkirchen, southern Germany, Monday, Jan. 7, 2019. (Tobias Hase/dpa via AP)
Truck drivers help each other after being trapped by heavy snowfall on the Autobahn A8 near Holzkirchen, southern Germany, Monday, Jan. 7, 2019. (Tobias Hase/dpa via AP)
A snow plow cleans the road from snow in Hofsgrund, southern Germany, Tuesday, Jan.8, 2019. (Patrick Seeger/dpa via AP)
A snow plow cleans the road from snow in Hofsgrund, southern Germany, Tuesday, Jan.8, 2019. (Patrick Seeger/dpa via AP)
A woman pushes a pram across the street during heavy snowfall in Bratislava, Slovakia, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. Cold weather has engulfed many parts of Europe Tuesday.  (Pavol Zachar/TASR via AP)
A woman pushes a pram across the street during heavy snowfall in Bratislava, Slovakia, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. Cold weather has engulfed many parts of Europe Tuesday. (Pavol Zachar/TASR via AP)

BERLIN — Deadly winter weather blasted Europe for yet another day Tuesday, trapping hundreds of people in Alpine regions, whipping up high winds that caused flight delays and cancellations and raising the risks of more deadly avalanches in the mountains.

At least 13 people have been killed in weather-related accidents in…

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