Extreme lake effect snow around the Great Lakes

Extreme lake effect snow around the Great Lakes

A major lake effect snow event produced record-breaking snow amounts around the Great Lakes over the past 2 days. The storm buried roads and vehicles and caused the deaths of at least 3 people.

Paralyzing lake effect snow to impact Great Lakes late this week, U.S.

Paralyzing lake effect snow to impact Great Lakes late this week, U.S.

Periods of heavy lake effect snow will impact the Great Lakes through Sunday, November 20, 2022. Snowfall rates of 50+ mm (2 inches) per hour are expected, creating nearly impossible travel. Between 30 and 60 cm (1 and 2 feet) of snow, with local amounts in excess of 120 cm (4 feet), are likely.

Record-shattering heavy snow hits parts of Japan

Record-shattering heavy snow hits parts of Japan

Heavy snow has been falling over Japan over the weekend, with some areas receiving record-breaking amounts. The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said the snow was brought by a wintry pressure pattern combined with cold air mass. All-time 24-hour snowfall records…

At least 4 killed as powerful storm dumps record-breaking snow, U.S.

At least 4 killed as powerful storm dumps record-breaking snow, U.S.

At least 4 people died and more than 120 000 customers were left without power after a powerful Nor'easter hit the U.S. East Coast on Saturday, January 29, and Sunday, January 30, 2022. More than 16 million people were placed under winter weather alerts. The…

Rare snow engulfs Jerusalem, Israel

Rare snow engulfs Jerusalem, Israel

The same storm that paralyzed Greece and Turkey at the beginning of this week, brought rare snowfall to the city of Jerusalem, Israel on January 27, 2022. According to Israel's meteorological service, between 15 and 25 cm (6 – 10 inches) of snow fell overnight…

Heavy rain and snow hit Pakistan, leaving at least 12 people dead

Heavy rain and snow hit Pakistan, leaving at least 12 people dead

At least 12 people have died and several were injured after heavy rains and snow hit Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan provinces over the past 4 days. 7 people died after landslides caused by heavy rain in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, including 5 children…