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Deadly blizzards lash Europe, air travel disrupted

Mar 01, 2018 - 11:22 PM

The snowstorms, unusual for much of Europe at this time of year, leaves roads blocked, thousands of drivers stranded and schools shut, with weather agencies predicting the cold would continue in parts of the region at least through Thursday evening

EUROPEAN COLD. A man protects himself from the cold with blankets in Berlin's Mitte central district on March 1, 2018. Photo by Tobias Schwarz/AFP

Christmas storm breaks records in U.S. lakeside city

Dec 27, 2017 - 4:44 PM

Meteorologists attribute the 58 inches of snow that fell over December 25 to 26 to icy winds blowing over the adjoining Lake Erie, one of North America's Great Lakes

New York's blizzard and Kelly's first snow

Jan 25, 2016 - 7:00 AM

It s been more than 20 years since Kelly looked up to see snowflakes for the first time He s 50 years old and his gamble paid off

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Jan 22, 2016 - 12:41 PM

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New York travel ban lifted after snowstorm

Jan 27, 2015 - 9:46 PM

A travel ban imposed in 13 counties is lifted with updates made available on what public transport would be up and running

TRAVEL UNBANNED. A man walks past Swiss artist Peter Regli Reality Hacking No. 320 'Snow Monsters 2015' during a winter storm in New York, New York, USA, 26 January 2015.Jason Szenes/EPA

US northeast braces for monster snowstorm

Jan 26, 2015 - 9:09 PM

Officials in Boston New York Philadelphia and Washington urge residents to stay home as they prepared for a storm that could dump up to three feet of snow

'PREPARE FOR FLOODING.' People work to clear vehicles in deep snow in a neighborhood just south of Buffalo, New York, a day after a winter storm that dumped a reported 5 feet (1.5 meters) of lake-effect snow on the area in Hamburg, New York, USA, November 20, 2014. File photo by Mark Webster/EPA

US northeast braces for flooding after record snow

Nov 23, 2014 - 7:25 AM

UPDATED Below freezing temperatures starts to give way to warmer weather a relief for some while posing a new threat for others including the potential for roof collapses

Toll rises to 13 in killer NY state snowstorm

Nov 22, 2014 - 10:41 AM

The latest fatalities are two elderly people who died during and immediately after being evacuated from a nursing home and a 50 year old man found dead in his vehicle

'PREPARE FOR FLOODING.' People work to clear vehicles in deep snow in a neighborhood just south of Buffalo, New York, a day after a winter storm that dumped a reported 5 feet (1.5 meters) of lake-effect snow on the area in Hamburg, New York, USA, November 20, 2014. File photo by Mark Webster/EPA

Toll rises to 10 in killer northeast US snowstorm

Nov 21, 2014 - 7:56 AM

The death toll from Winter Storm Knife rises to 10 after two people die of exposure in Niagara County and Boston town in Erie County

BUFFALO SNOWSTORM. The Skyline of Buffalo, New York, is barely visible from a snow-covered and unplowed road with a stop sign, a day after a winter storm that dumped a reported 5 feet (1.5 meters) of lake-effect snow on the area in Hamburg, New York, USA, 20 November 2014. Photo by Mark Webster/EPA

Nepal vows warning system after deadly snowstorm

Oct 17, 2014 - 4:05 PM

Nepal s Prime Minister Sushil Koirala pledges to provide better weather information in tourist areas saying the loss of life was extremely tragic

STANDING BY. An ambulance stands by in front of Birendra Army Hospital In Kathmandu, Nepal, 16 October 2014. Photo by EPA.

Death toll from Nepal snowstorm hits 9 – police

Oct 15, 2014 - 6:57 PM

The districts of Mustang and Manang are seeing heavy snowfall this week as a result of Cyclone Hudhud

7 dead, 1,000 injured as heavy snow hits Japan – reports

Feb 09, 2014 - 2:17 PM

Local media said at least seven people have been killed in snow linked accidents – mostly crashes after their cars skidded on icy roads

SNOWSTORM IN TOKYO. Pedestrians walking in the snow are reflected in a kaleidoscope-like mirror in Tokyo, Japan, 08 February 2014. Christopher Jue/EPA

Heaviest snowstorm in 50 years blankets northern Iran

Feb 03, 2014 - 11:22 PM

According to officials around 500 000 people in northern Iran have been left without electricity and gas since Saturday

UNPRECEDENTED. The heavy snowstorm threw down some 7 feet of snow since Friday

NBA: Hawks-Pistons game canceled due to southern snowstorm

Jan 30, 2014 - 3:35 AM

The Atlanta Hawks Wednesday home game against the Detroit Pistons has been postponed because of the freak snowstorm that paralyzed much of the US South the NBA said

SNOWED OUT. Atlanta Hawks guard Kyle Korver (C) is surrounded by Detroit Pistons forward Luigi Datome (L) and Pistons guard Rodney Stuckey during a game in November. Photo by Erik S. Lesser/EPA

Blizzard Hercules brings chaos to northern US

Jan 04, 2014 - 8:10 AM

The snowstorm caused one casualty closed major roads and canceled thousands of flights

WRATH OF HERCULES. People walk in Maverick Square as a snowstorm begins January 2, 2014 in East Boston, Massachusetts. Darren McCollester/Getty Images/Agence France-Presse

Snowstorm slams northeastern US

Jan 03, 2014 - 2:34 PM

Residents are urged to stay indoors while a state of emergency has been declared in New Jersey

People walk in Maverick Square as a snowstorm begins January 2, 2014 in East Boston, Massachusetts. Darren McCollester/Getty Images/Agence France-Presse

Holy Land hit by heaviest snowfall in decades

Dec 15, 2013 - 9:37 AM

Meteorologist: We haven t had such a snowfall in some 70 years

SNOW IN JERUSALEM. Children walk over the snow-covered Al-Aqsa compound in Jerusalem, Israel, 12 December 2013. EPA/Mahfouz Abu Turk

Jerusalem buried in snow as rare storm pounds Mideast

Dec 14, 2013 - 12:07 AM

The hilltop city of Jerusalem was paralyzed by its fiercest snowstorm in years with authorities urging residents to stay indoors

US northeast digs out from blizzard

Feb 10, 2013 - 12:13 PM

The US northeast slowly dug out Saturday February 9 from a mammoth blizzard that choked air road and rail travel left some 650 000 homes and businesses without power and caused at least seven deaths

BURIED IN SNOW. A man uses a snow blower on the sidewalk in the Brighton neighborhood on February 9, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. Jared Wickerham/Getty Images/AFP