Many trains to the capital of the southern province of Guangdong were delayed after north and central China were hit by snow and ice
PEKIN, China (Feb. 2, 2016) — Tens of thousands of Lunar New Year travellers in China were stranded Tuesday, February 2, at a station in Guangzhou, state media said, after snow and ice elsewhere disrupted the world’s largest annual human migration.
For many the thrill of a weekend spent playing in the snow, or in warm homes watching a stunning display of nature’s power, gave way to the realization that, in Washington DC at least, the cleanup will be long and messy
WASHINGTON DC, USA (Jan. 26, 2016) — The US capital struggled to plow and shovel its way back to life Monday, January 25, after a blizzard smothered the East Coast, with mountains of snow lining streets, and schools and the federal government shut down.
While the cold snap is by no means on the scale of the weather now affecting the snow-bound eastern United States, such temperatures are a novelty for many residents of the region
HONG KONG (Jan. 25, 2016) — Snow, sleet and icy winds across Asia caused deaths, flight cancellations and chaos over the weekend as areas used to basking in balmier climates struggled with record-low temperatures.
The eastern United States emerge wearily from a massive blizzard that dumped huge amounts of snow and killed at least 25 people
WASHINGTON DC, USA (Jan. 25, 2016) — The eastern United States emerged wearily from a massive blizzard that dumped huge amounts of snow and killed at least 25 people, but Washington was still reeling, with government offices and schools to remain closed Monday, January 25.
16 die in Arkansas, Kentucky, New York, North Carolina, Maryland and Virginia, while more than 200,000 people are left without power and 2,200 National Guard personnel are drafted in
NEW YORK, USA (Jan. 24, 2016) — A massive blizzard that claimed at least 16 lives in the eastern United States finally appeared to be winding down Sunday, January 24, giving snowbound residents the chance to begin digging out.
‘I want to be very clear with everybody. We see this as a major storm. It has life and death implications,’ Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser warns
WASHINGTON DC, USA (Jan. 23, 2016) — A monster blizzard threatening the US East Coast slammed into Washington on Friday, January 22 quickly blanketing the nation’s capital in snow as officials urged millions in the storm’s path to seek shelter.
Forecasters say the US capital and the surrounding area could see up to two feet of snow accumulate in a short time from Friday to Saturday, January 22 to January 23, coupled with fierce winds
WASHINGTON DC, USA (Jan. 22, 2016) — The eastern US braced Friday, January 22, for a monstrous blizzard that has prompted thousands of flight cancellations and the looming shutdown of Washington’s public transportation system.
Ukraine’s emergency service says most of the outages are recorded on Monday evening, with urgent repair works already underway
KIEV, Ukraine (Jan. 19, 2016) — Almost 300 Ukrainian towns were left without power on Tuesday, January 19, while snowdrifts and blizzards trapped hundreds of vehicles and dozens of ambulances across the former Soviet state.
With El Niño showing little sign of running out of steam, 2016 could be warmer still, but the following years may be less extreme
LONDON, United Kingdom (Dec. 31, 2015) — With temperatures above freezing at the North Pole, deadly tornadoes in Texas, extreme heat in Australia and floods in Britain and Missouri, the world is beset by extreme weather events as it welcomes 2016.