Ice & snow

record low canada nov 13 2019

Arctic blast smashes temperature records across Ontario, Canada

An Arctic airmass affecting much of the US has made its way across Canada, with Toronto, Hamilton, and Ottawa airports smashing low temperature records as old as 1905. Ottawa residents woke up to the coldest November 13 in the city's history. The temperature...

November 14, 2019

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Cold and record snow from north to south trigger road accidents, Norway

State meteorologists warn that slippery road conditions could get worse as the season's first major snowfall in southern Norway continues causing lots of accidents. In Tromso, the snow depth on November 6 broke a 97-year old record. Sub-freezing temperatures...

November 14, 2019

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Heavy snowfall blocks multiple major roads in Algeria

Heavy snowfall hit several Algerian provinces on November 10 and 11, 2019, blocking several key roads and causing traffic disruption. ​According to local reports, major national road 33, connecting Bouira to Tizi-Ouzu, was closed during the rush-hour on Monday...

November 14, 2019

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Widespread Arctic blast across the US breaks century-old records, over 240 million people affected

Arctic blast continues affecting parts of the US, dumping heavy snow and breaking century-old temperature records. The harsh weather conditions have affected 240 million people - five people have died so far, some schools have postponed classes, establishments have...

November 13, 2019

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Unexpected persistent snowfall causes major damage to crops in Kashmir Valley, India

Heavy snowfall hit Kashmir Valley for 16 hours on November 7, 2019, wreaking havoc across the area and causing severe damage to crops. The month of November is the harvesting season for crops such as apple and saffron. However, due to the unexpected icy weather,...

November 13, 2019

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Major Arctic storm hits USA and Canada, record cold temperatures spreading into southern Plains

The Arctic airmass that has settled into the Plains will continue to spread record cold temperatures south and eastward into the Ohio Valley and down into the southern Plains today, November 12. The storm is also affecting Canadian Maritimes since November 11. The...

November 12, 2019

hail and rain in uae nov 10 19

Temperatures drop as heavy rain and hailstorm hit parts of UAE

​Residents saw moderate to heavy rainfall in parts of the United Arab Emirates, as well as a hailstorm in Ras Al Khaimah on November 10, 2019. Temperatures also dropped significantly throughout the country. Hails in the northern emirate of Ras Al Khaimah crashed...

November 10, 2019

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Heavy snowfall hits northern Spain

The weather in northern Spain had taken a turn from warm to cold this week, with heavy snowfall reported on November 8, 2019. Yellow and orange snow alerts have been put in place, which means severe weather is possible in the following days and residents must be...

November 10, 2019

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Unseasonably cold Arctic airmass, snow and freezing rain with gusty winds across the central and eastern U.S.

A significant early-season Arctic airmass will produce areas of snow and freezing rain, and gusty winds across the central and eastern U.S. into next week. Widespread snow from the Plains to the Northeast could fall as far south as Tennessee, with the heaviest snow...

November 10, 2019

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Snow and below freezing temperatures a day after very heavy rains and widespread floods, UK

Snow has pummelled parts of Wales on November 9, 2019, causing travel disruptions just a day after a heavy downpour hit parts of England, resulting in widespread floods. One woman reportedly died after being swept away by floodwater in Derbyshire. Temperatures have...

November 09, 2019

late spring snow tasmania nov 7 2019

Late spring snow engulfs parts of Tasmania week after bushfires raged, Australia

A late spring cold snap has brought snowfalls of up to 100 mm (4 inches) on Thursday morning, November 7, 2019, to several parts of Tasmania, including the state's center where bushfires burned a week ago. "White, there's no other way to describe it....

November 08, 2019

incessant heavy snow falls in kashmir valley nov 6 2019

Incessant heavy snowfall causes chaos in Kashmir Valley, India

16 hours of heavy snow fell in the Kashmir Valley on Thursday, November 7, 2019. The incessant snowfall has killed seven people, caused traffic disruption in both land and air, interrupted electricity across the valley, and triggered avalanches in several areas....

November 08, 2019

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Record cold temperatures across western and central United States

Widespread record cold temperatures will continue today across the western and central portions of the country. In contrast, the eastern U.S. remains anomalously warm. In between this huge contrast in temperature, a large-scale low pressure system is currently...

October 31, 2019

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Early-season winter storm spreading from Central Plains into Midwest, USA

An early-season winter storm has engulfed the Central Plains and Midwest and will continue to spread this week. In addition to the record cold, snow has been impacting much of Colorado today as the forward motion of the arctic front is impeded by the complex...

October 30, 2019

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Surge of Arctic air brings record cold temperatures and widespread snow, USA

A deep upper-level low over central Canada is bringing the coldest air mass thus far this season down from western Canada into the northern Rockies and into the northern Plains, U.S. This surge of arctic air is poised to bring heavy snow for the Rockies together...

October 29, 2019

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Texas Panhandle near 'whiteout' conditions as unusual October snowstorm blankets roads

Heavy snow fell in parts of the Texas Panhandle on Thursday, October 24, 2019, resulting in near "whiteout" conditions in Amarillo, the National Weather Service (NWS) reports. Authorities prompted motorists to find alternate routes as the unusual October...

October 25, 2019

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State of emergency after unprecedented October snowstorm leaves 250 000 without power in Manitoba, Canada

At least 250 000 were left without power after an unprecedented snowstorm hit Manitoba, Canada. Heavy and wet snow began falling on Thursday, October 10 and continued into Friday, October 11. The capital, Winnipeg, was prompted to declare a state of emergency...

October 14, 2019