January 21, 2013 - 14:41 GMT hellomagazine.com With the recent heavy snowfall and extreme weather conditions in Britain, we journey around the world to the most stunning city landscapes covered in snow Heavy snowfall has blanketed all of Britain and beyond over the past few days. Hushed into stillness, the backdrop of rain has subsided, leaving a white winter wonderland in the world's brightest cities. And while these weather extremes can instill a sense of tranquility – from the peaceful parks to the secluded city streets – travel chaos has struck out all over the world as a result. Cities have experienced everything from grounded planes, Eurostar mayhem to gridlocked motorways. But if you take just a moment to admire the scenic views and transformed sights, it’s hard not to be taken aback by the natural beauty of these snow-sprinkled cities. From magical symbolic landmarks in Paris to snowballs flying in London's Hyde Park, view the gallery below for snow-filled images over the years in the likes of Rome, Beijing, Amsterdam and New York.