Showing posts with label snowstorm. Show all posts
Showing posts with label snowstorm. Show all posts

Saturday, March 17, 2018

'The Beast from the East' Vol.2: Heavy Snowfall Hits UK Again

Heavy Snowfall Hits UK Again
According to forecasters, another snowstorm has brought 70 mph icy blasts and up to 25 cm (10 inches) of snowfall, painting Britain white, as temperatures dropped to 5 degrees below zero Celsius.

Monday, March 05, 2018

Three dead in Ireland snowstorm

Ireland snowstorm
Two more people died in Ireland, bringing the total number of deaths to three in the country since it was hit by a powerful snowstorm about a week ago, reported local media on Sunday.

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

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.

Sunday, January 24, 2016

U.S. Blizzard 2016: 14 Dead Along East Coast

WASHINGTON -- A monstrous winter storm battered the U.S. East Coast on Saturday and appeared poised in some areas to dump a lot more snow than initially expected.

Saturday, January 23, 2016

US capital braces for monster winter storm

The U.S. capital city of Washington, D.C. on Friday nervously braced for a potentially historic winter storm, two days after botched response by local authorities to a snowfall paralyzed the whole town.

Friday, January 22, 2016

Washington, Virginia issue 'state of emergency' ahead of possible blizzard

Authorities in Virginia and Washington, D.C. issued on Thursday a state of emergency as the Washington area and the northeast of US are bracing themselves for a blizzard over the weekend that was expected to bring up to two feet of snow in part of the region.

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Snow storm hits Istanbul, flights canceled

Turkish airlines on Wednesday canceled more than 170 flights as the first snowfall of the season hit Istanbul with a blizzard.

Monday, November 23, 2015

Snowstorms cause chaos in N. China

Snowstorms swept across a vast area of north China yesterday, disrupting traffic, grounding flights and slowing down bullet trains in Beijing, Tianjin and Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.

Monday, March 16, 2015

Boston Sets Snowfall Record

People in the northeastern U.S. city of Boston will look forward to the arrival of spring Friday after enduring the city's highest winter season snowfall on record.

Friday, February 20, 2015

Lebanon Storm: Snow Reaches Shores, Temperature Drops

Lebanon has been since Thursday in the grip of storm “windy”, with snow reaching shores and temperature significantly dropping in the third storm to hit the country this year.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Palestinian Authority forms 'central operation rooms' to deal with snowstorm

The Palestinian Authority on Thursday formed several “central operation rooms” in the West Bank to deal with the snowstorm.

Monday, February 16, 2015

More snowstorms on the way for eastern US

The winter of 2014-2015 continues to bring further bouts of extreme weather, with southern states set to experience the worst of the next storm system.

People across New England are facing extreme cold as they attempt to dig themselves out of another major snowfall, following Sunday’s storm.

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Japanese town buried under six feet (1.8 metres) of snow

Parts of northern Japan were dug out on Tuesday from nearly six feet (1.8 metres) of snow after a massive winter storm dumped record amounts.

Around 50 troops were pressed into action in Hokkaido to shovel paths to snow-blanketed houses in Rausu on the eastern tip of the island.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Millions stay at home as massive blizzard hits US

A massive blizzard has hit the US Northeast, halting thousands of flights and closing hundreds of schools.
Officials warned that the storm could dump as much as 90cm of snow on the region. 

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Over 400 trekkers rescued after Nepal mountain disaster

Over 400 people have been rescued in Nepal after a popular trekking route was hit by a major blizzard and avalanches earlier this week, the Trekking Agencies' Association of Nepal (TAAN) said Sunday.

“A total of 407 [181 Nepalis and 226 foreigners] have been rescued so far,” TAAN said in a statement citing Nepal’s Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation.

Friday, October 17, 2014

39 rescued from snowstorm hit area in Nepal

Rescuers have evacuated 39 foreign tourists and Nepalese stranded in mountainous districts three days after severe snowstorm triggered avalanche and killed more than two dozen trekkers in western Nepal, officials said on Friday.

According to Nepal Army, six are seriously injured and they have been brought to capital city for the further treatment. Half- dozen dead bodies have been recovered on Friday.

EL News