We track four people on their journey.
Why Iraqi refugees abandon Europe and return home
13 Mar 2013 09:43 GMT
12 March: Brighton beach covered in a layer of snow after an overnight fall.
12 March: An abandoned caravan is buffeted by winds and drifting snow on the South Downs near Brighton in southern England.
12 March: People try to move a car stuck in snow on the South Downs.
12 March: Around 10cm of snow fell across Paris, including the Eiffel Tower.
12 March: Snow covers the courtyard of the Elysee presidential palace in Paris.
12 March: A child snowboards in front of the Sacre-Coeur Basilica in Montmartre, Paris.
12 March: A line of trucks stuck on a snow-covered road near Rouffigny, northwestern France.
12 March: A marked lack of activity at Saint Lazare railway station in Paris.
12 March: This passenger tries to sleep on the stranded Paris-Cherbourg train in Caen.
12 March: Stranded motorists are given refuge in a gymnasium in Caen, northwestern France.
12 March: A cat shelters from the bad weather in a doorway in Esch sur Alzette, Luxembourg,
12 March: A squirrel hops through the snow in a park in Wilmersdorf, Berlin, Germany.
12 March: De-icing aircraft at Frankfurt airport. Despite the best efforts of staff, the airport was closed for a time due to snow on the runways.
12 March: Airliners remain on their stands after 12cm of snow hit Frankfurt airport.
12 March: A giant board displays cancelled flights at Frankfurt airport, Germany.
12 March: A tourist stands on a mound of snow in front of Brandenburg Gate to pose for a souvenir photo.
12 March: \(***)Hoodies\(***) in the snow in Frankfurt.
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