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VIDEO: Stadium roof collapse

Snow causes chaos in Minneapolis

VIDEO: Stadium roof collapse

A brutal snowstorm attacked the Metrodome, a sports stadium in Minneapolis, and launched around 17 inches of snow at its inflatable roof. The incident happened just moments before the Minnesota Vikings were due to play the New York Giants. The game has been rescheduled and moved to a different venue. All fans will be getting free tickets. So, every cloud…

The roof in question covers an area of 20 acres and weighs 580,000lbs. A nightmare repair operation will begin soon. This time around, the replacement roof is unlikely to be inflatable. We speculate.

Luckily no one was hurt so we can watch this video without feeling too guilty. It's worth playing volume along with this just to hear the magnitude of the snow on turf touchdown.

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