Serbia sends icebreakers out onto frozen Danube, fears flooding

Jan 18, 2017

Serbia sends icebreakers out onto frozen Danube, fears flooding

Serbia deployed three icebreakers on Tuesday to smash ice blocks jamming parts of the Danube River and prevent damage to bridges and ships moored along the waterway. Serbia’s only icebreaker and two more vessels that arrived from neighboring Hungary plowed through the thick ice ...

Jan 16, 2017

Ice storms wreak havoc across Great Plains

A third wave of sleet and drizzle glazed swaths of the central U.S. on Sunday, extending icy weather that some meteorologists began acknowledging fell short of dire forecasts. Much of the region remained under an ice storm warning on the eve of the Martin ...

Heavy snowfall blankets much of country

Jan 15, 2017

Heavy snowfall blankets much of country

A wide swath of the Sea of Japan coast was hit by heavy snow Sunday as a strong wintery air mass gripped much of the Japanese archipelago, snarling traffic and hampering the unified university entrance exams. The Meteorological Agency warned that the snow would ...

Europe: heavy snow brings more misery, deaths, travel delays

Jan 11, 2017

Europe: heavy snow brings more misery, deaths, travel delays

Authorities dug out stranded residents as heavy snow blanketed Eastern Europe Wednesday as people struggled with travel delays, power outages and sub-zero temperatures. Homeless people and migrants were among those most at risk. The recent cold snap has now been blamed for at least ...

New storm hits U.S. West as South, New England slow to thaw

Jan 9, 2017

New storm hits U.S. West as South, New England slow to thaw

A winter storm that spread ice and snow from Mississippi to Maine is leaving behind cold so bitter that businesses and schools are closing in the South because the region still hasn’t thawed. Four deaths have blamed on the storm, which dropped more than ...

European cold snap kills at least 23

Jan 8, 2017

European cold snap kills at least 23

A cold wave across Europe has left at least 23 dead in the past two days, including several migrants and homeless people, authorities said Saturday, with the frigid temperatures expected to continue through the weekend. Russia meanwhile celebrated the coldest Orthodox Christmas in 120 ...

Scientists disprove global warming took a break

Jan 5, 2017

Scientists disprove global warming took a break

A reported pause in global warming between 1998 and 2014 was false, according to U.S.-British research published Wednesday that confirmed a disputed U.S. study on ocean warming. Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of York in England corroborated the results ...