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US town of Hell freezes over thanks to polar vortex

Hell has finally frozen over - at least as far as a US town is concerned where temperatures have plummeted well below freezing.

The small town of Hell in the state of Michigan saw temperatures drop to -20C and the 600 residents in the area have had to deal with deep snow that has left many vehicles stranded.

The sign on the 'gates of Hell'. Credit: Reuters.
The town has frozen over. Credit: Reuters
A sign for the sign is barely visible under the snow. Credit: Reuters
The gates to the town. Credit: Reuters

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