Showing posts with label cold. Show all posts
Showing posts with label cold. Show all posts

Friday, March 02, 2018

10 die, thousands stranded as arctic storms blast Britain

arctic storms blast Britain
A seven-year-old girl died in Looe, Cornwall in South West England when a car careered off the road into a house as arctic storms swept Britain Thursday, bringing the death toll to 10.

Thursday, March 01, 2018

At Least 21 Die as Blizzards Lash Europe

At Least 21 Die as Blizzards Lash Europe
Heavy snowfall and deadly blizzards lashed Europe Thursday, forcing Geneva’s busy airport to close, as the region shivered in a deep freeze that has gripped countries from the far north to Mediterranean beaches in the south.

Ireland hit by worst snowstorm in 36 years

Ireland hit by worst snowstorm in 36 years
A severe snowstorm hit most parts of Ireland on Wednesday, leaving local resident's lives and businesses in the country seriously disrupted, reported local media.

Monday, February 26, 2018

Rome sees rare snowfall as arctic cold front freezes Europe

Rome sees rare snowfall as arctic cold front freezes Europe
About two inches of snow fell on Rome Monday -- its first snowfall in six years -- as an arctic weather front delivered cold and snow across Europe.

Sunday, December 31, 2017

More than 36,000 without power after snow storms hit Canadian BC province

Two snow storms in Canada's western province of British Columbia
Two snow storms in Canada's western province of British Columbia have left more than 36,000 people without power until Saturday noon, according to local media reports.

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Extreme cold weather warnings issued for much of Canada

cold weather canada
The Canadian Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Tuesday issued extreme cold temperature warnings for most part of the country.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

France braces for coldest temperatures in five years

Temperatures in France on Tuesday are expected to drop to their lowest level in five years as officials and charities announced extraordinary measures in response to the winter cold.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

UN calls on European countries to protect refugees from freezing to death & abuse

 At least five refugees have reportedly perished from exposure in a European cold snap since the beginning of the year amid reports of police violence against asylum seekers, including confiscation of phones and clothing, the UN’s refugee agency reported.

Friday, January 13, 2017

China: No basis for online 'coldest winter' rumor

Chinese meteorological authorities have denied online speculation of extreme cold weather in the run up to Spring Festival, China's Lunar New Year.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

To support photosynthesis, Serbian workers cut out holes in frozen lake

A team of public employees on Thursday undertook the laborious task of cutting holes in thick ice covering a lake in Serbia to help wildlife benefit from the sun's rays, as seen in images supplied by an epa photographer on site.

Thursday, December 01, 2016

Climate record reveals cruelty of an unusually cold decade in 15th century

What was the climate of the Europe's Low Countries -- modern-day Belgium, northern France, Luxembourg and the Netherlands -- during the 15th century? That's what historian Chantal Camenisch was trying to find out when she happened upon evidence of cruel cold spell.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Parts of Britain prepare for coldest November spell for 25 years

A level 2 cold weather warning was issued by meteorologists at the Met Office Monday saying all parts of England should be braced for several days of prolonged temperatures.

Monday, November 14, 2016

Expectations of a cold winter: Putin tells Merkel gas piped to EU could be siphoned off in Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday of the risk of Ukraine siphoning off Russian gas destined for Europe, the Kremlin said.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Climate change may contribute to extreme cold winters

Warming in the Arctic appears to be exerting an influence on extreme cold winter weather in some parts of the world, according to a new study published online Wednesday in the journal Nature Climate Change.

Monday, March 07, 2016

China on blue alert for cold snap

China's national observatory on Monday issued a blue alert for a cold snap that will bring strong winds and lower temperatures to most of the country this week.

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Austria on track for second-warmest winter on record

The current winter is set to become the second-warmest in nearly 250 years since Austria began to record temperature, according to preliminary figures released Friday.

Monday, February 15, 2016

Northeastern US feels the big chill

The northeastern United States has just had its coldest Valentine's Day on record - but milder air is forecast to arrive by the middle of the week.

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Heavy snow hits western, central Japan, and even Okinawa feels chilly

A cold air mass gripped the Japanese archipelago, bringing heavy snow and gusty winds to a wide area of western and central Japan on Sunday, forcing airlines to cancel many flights and West Japan Railway Co. to reduce the speed of bullet trains on sections of the Sanyo Shinkansen lines.

Saturday, January 23, 2016

China braces for worst cold in decades

China has geared up to cope with the winter's coldest weekend as the worst cold front in decades sweeps across the country.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Below-normal temperatures expected for Balkans- WMO

Over the next two weeks significant cooling and a period with significantly below-normal temperatures, partly with heavy snowfall, was expected for the southern and eastern Balkan peninsula, Turkey, the eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Tuesday.

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