European cold wave aftermath- Spanish fruit producers severely affected, France spared the worst

European cold wave aftermath- Spanish fruit producers severely affected, France spared the worst

The cold wave that hit parts of Europe earlier this month seems to have spared the French producers of peaches and apricots, who were severely affected last year. However, it severely affected other European regions, especially the north of Spain where losses are currently estimated at more than 50 million Euro, on top of 11 million caused by persistent rains.

Temperature in China’s Inner Mongolia drops to -46.9 °C (-52.4 °F)

Temperature in China’s Inner Mongolia drops to -46.9 °C (-52.4 °F)

Severe cold wave sweeping through northern China dropped the temperature in the city of Hulunbuir, Inner Mongolia autonomous region to -46.9 °C (-52.4 °F) on December 23, 2021. The cold snap continued over the Christmas weekend and into the new week. While…

Intense cold waves bring rare snowfall to Taiwan

Intense cold waves bring rare snowfall to Taiwan

An intense cold wave is affecting parts of Taiwan over the past couple of days, with temperatures dropping below 10 °C (50 °F) and rare snow and freezing temperatures at higher elevations. In just 17 hours to Friday morning, January 8, 2021, local…

Deadly cold wave continues to sweep through North India

Deadly cold wave continues to sweep through North India

Northern India continues to shiver through a severe cold wave as the chilly weather conditions are forecast over the region in the next three days, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD). One person reportedly died due to the harsh temperatures in…

Storms to continue impacting Northwest with cold wave on the way, U.S.

Storms to continue impacting Northwest with cold wave on the way, U.S.

A series of storms powered by an atmospheric river will continue affecting the Pacific Northwest in the coming days. Winter-like temperatures and snow are also expected to be back on Monday, February 3. "An extended period of heavy rain is expected for…

Bangladesh shivers through another cold wave, braces for further cold spells

Bangladesh shivers through another cold wave, braces for further cold spells

Bangladesh is once again suffering from another round of disruptive cold conditions, starting Tuesday, January 7, 2020. The event comes just several weeks after the first rounds of cold spells hit in December 2019, claiming the lives of at least 50 people. According…

Snowstorm hits parts of Nagaland for the first time in 37 years, India

Snowstorm hits parts of Nagaland for the first time in 37 years, India

An unexpected snowstorm hit the state of Nagaland, India at the end of 2019, with some parts of the state experiencing their first snow in 37 years. Blizzard conditions were experienced in the town of Tokiye and villages of Zavame, Kizutsukeru, Konya, Phisame, and…

At least 50 killed, 283 000 affected as cold wave sweeps through Bangladesh

At least 50 killed, 283 000 affected as cold wave sweeps through Bangladesh

Nearly 283 000 people have been affected by different cold-related diseases across Bangladesh and at least 50 have died from November 1 to December 28, 2019. Health officials are advising people to wear warm clothes especially in the morning and in the evening….

Cold wave hits Peru, claiming lives of over 600 people

Cold wave hits Peru, claiming lives of over 600 people

According to Chile's Ministry of Health (Minsa), 604 people have died of pneumonia by June 20, 2018, due to low temperatures. The number includes more than 400 older adults and 72 children under the age of 5. Since winter season is just beginning, low…