Photo: (Mike Fuentes/AP) Officials and residents in north Texas had to wait until daybreak to assess the damage caused by a string of tornadoes that touched down Wednesday night, leaving at least six people dead, dozens injured and hundreds homeless. In Granbury, Texas, about 65 miles southwest of Dallas, about 50 people were injured, Hood County Sheriff Roger Deeds said. Of… Read more →
A tsunami-like wave of ice called an ice heave destroyed a dozen two-story homes in Minnesota.
The list containing the number of locations that have received record May snowfall from a storm that brought up to 2 feet of snow over the central Rockies continues to grow. The storm is still going on Thursday and could reach even more unlikely locations over the Plains, Midwest and the South before it is all said and done. Omaha,… Read more →
(CNN) – A powerful spring cold snap brings more rain and snow to a soggy U.S. heartland Wednesday, putting more pressure on riverside communities from the upper Midwest to the Deep South. The residents of Grafton, Illinois, north of St. Louis, will see the worst of the floodwaters through Friday as the Mississippi River peaks at more than 11 feet above… Read more →
http://www.euronews.com/ Heavy snowfall has caused chaos in Poland. Up to 100,000 homes in central and western parts of the country had to go without electricity after a combination of the snow and falling trees caused power cuts. Authorities said road conditions remain difficult, although all main roads are passable.
Photo: DPA Complaining about the weather has reached epidemic proportions in northern Germany this “spring.” And with good reason. With Easter just around the corner, meteorologists are telling us this could end up being the coldest March in Berlin and its surroundings since records began in the 1880s. Easter, after all, may be upon us. But spring weather most definitely… Read more →
The heavy March snowfall has been a “disaster” for rural communities, says sheep farmer Gareth Wyn Jones as he desperately tries to dig his flock out of five-foot high drifts. Mr Wyn Jones, from Bryneglwys, Corwen, said it was “unbelievable” that some sheep were still alive under the packed snow. The heavy snowfall comes at the start of the lambing… Read more →
Heavy snow, travel disruptions and power failures are possible from a “historic” nor’easter that threatens to drop 2 feet of snow starting tomorrow across eastern Massachusetts and almost a foot in New York City. Boston may receive 24 inches (61 centimeters) of snow as the coastline is pounded by high waves and wind gusts as high as 50 miles (80… Read more →
Forecasters predicted freezing temperatures and further snow showers today would add to commuters’ woes. This morning ice and snow grounded planes, left roads impassable and caused severe delays to the rail network. Icy road conditions led to the death of one man in Essex last night while a woman in her 20s was discovered dead having collapsed in the snow…. Read more →
Large and fast-moving bushfires burned out of control in the Australian states of Victoria and New South Wales on Friday. Dozens of uncontained fires prompt fears of a new escalation, as temperatures soar towards 40 degrees Celsius. Sydney hits hottest day on record – 45.8C.