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Skiers get stuck in man-made blizzard in Austria

Two very unfortunate skiers got stuck in a man-made blizzard in western Austria when their chair-lift stopped right in front of a snow cannon.

Two skiiers caught in the man-made blizzard. Image by Screengrab via YouTube
Two skiiers caught in the man-made blizzard. Image by Screengrab via YouTube

Video footage shows the unlucky pair dangling right in the blast of a snow cannon as the private snowstorm hit them. To make matters worse, the icy mist had not yet had time to freeze, leaving the pair soaking wet. The footage, filmed by some German tourists, has since gone viral.

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