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Two killed as snow, sub-zero temperatures paralyze Europe

7 months, 15 days ago
BUCHAREST: Two people were found dead in Romania as snow and sub-zero temperatures across much of Europe saw flights canceled, road and rail transport disrupted and schools closed on Tuesday. A Siberian weather system forecasters have…

Heavy snow humbles the global elite at Davos summit

8 months, 24 days ago
DAVOS, Switzerland: The global economy and geopolitical tensions are taking a back seat to a more immediate problem at this year’s Davos summit of political and business leaders: heavy snow is burying the venue. High in the Swiss alps on…

Snow traps 13,000 tourists at Swiss Alpine resort Zermatt

9 months, 7 days ago
GENEVA: Heavy snowfall has trapped some 13,000 tourists at Zermatt, one of Switzerland's most popular ski stations, the Alpine resort said Tuesday. The snow has blocked all roads and the train leading to the resort in the southern Swiss…

Powerful snowstorm threatens U.S. East Coast; flights canceled

2 years, 8 months ago
Washington D.C., New York and other East Coast cities readied fleets of snow plows, thousands of flights were canceled or delayed and residents stocked up on groceries ahead of a winter storm expected to dump up to 30 inches (76 cm) of snow…

NASA detects possible polar ice cap on Pluto

3 years, 5 months ago
MIAMI: Pluto may have a polar ice cap, NASA scientists said Wednesday after analyzing the latest images from an unmanned spacecraft that is approaching the distant dwarf planet.

U.S. East Coast braces for 'historic' blizzard on Monday

3 years, 8 months ago
NEW YORK: A swath of the U.S. East Coast from Philadelphia to New York City to Maine braced for a potentially historic blizzard on Monday expected to dump as much as 3 feet (90 cm) of snow and snarl transportation for tens of millions of…