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snowdrift

a bank of deep snow driven together by the wind

snowdrift

[′snō‚drift]
(hydrology)
Snow deposited on the lee of obstacles, lodged in irregularities of a surface, or collected in heaps by eddies in the wind.
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Var of people trying to clear their vehicles from snow drift
The area had been seriously affected by snow drifts, a spokesperson for the fire service said.
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Var of snow plough vehicles clearing off the snow drifts
RESCUE: Pregnant Karmjeet Kaur eats a Creme Egg while waiting for her car to be rescued from a snow drift.
It's thanks to strangers and friends that heavily-pregnant Karmjeet Kaur wasn't left stranded under a snow drift.
When we called in at a hotel we noticed a bedraggled couple who had ploughed into a car which had crashed into a snow drift.
As the health team moving forward on the deep snow drift
People are trying to clean their car from high snow drift.
SNOWED-UNDER: A passing motorist helps push a car out of a snow drift in Iowa, USA, and snow is expected to hit Britain next week.
Then their tour bus got stuck in a snow drift as they ploughed their way back to London.
Buses and railway trains became lost in snow drifts.