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The vehicle of a GRDF technician is blocked after heavy snowfall on... News PhotoAccidents and Disasters,France,Horizontal,Manche,Mode of Transport,Natural Disaster,Snowing,TechnicianPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPThe vehicle of a GRDF (French Network of distribution of natural gas) technician is blocked after heavy snowfall on March 13, 2013 in Digulleville, northern France. More than 68,000 homes were without electricity in France and hundreds of people were trapped in their cars after a winter storm hit with heavy snow, officials and weather services said on March 12. Twenty-six regions in northwest and northern France were put on orange alert because of heavy snowfalls, which Meteo France said were 'remarkable for the season because of the expected quantity and length of time'. AFP PHOTO / ALAIN JOCARD (Photo credit should read ALAIN JOCARD/AFP/Getty Images)