Unseasonal, record-shattering cold and snow engulf central and eastern U.S.

Unseasonal, record-shattering cold and snow engulf central and eastern U.S.

An unusually cold front swept through the central and eastern U.S. Tuesday, April 20, 2021, bringing chilly conditions and snow all the way to Mid-South. By Wednesday morning, April 21, scores of record cold temperatures were set. The cold is expected to settle in…

Snow piling up at an unprecedented rate in Japan

Snow piling up at an unprecedented rate in Japan

The season's most powerful cold air mass is bringing remarkably heavy snow to wide swaths of Japan on Wednesday, December 16, 2020. Meteorologists said the snow is falling at an unprecedented rate due to the combination of unseasonably cold Siberian air and…

Record November rain and snow hit Lower Dir, Pakistan

Record November rain and snow hit Lower Dir, Pakistan

Up to 108 mm (4.2 inches) of rain and more than 1 m (3 feet) of snow fell in Lower Dir District as upper parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, received the season's first snow over the weekend. The numbers were record totals for the month of November, according…

Southern Norway enters July with record 10 m (32 feet) of snow

Southern Norway enters July with record 10 m (32 feet) of snow

More than 10 m (32 feet) of snow accumulated in parts of southern Norway by July, according to the BKK energy company, who is conducting clearing operations to prevent flooding in the mountains. The region is currently so cold that the snow is hardly melting, but…

Record late May snowfall hits Idaho Falls, U.S.

Record late May snowfall hits Idaho Falls, U.S.

Several inches of snow fell in Idaho Falls on Saturday, May 23, 2020, with preliminary totals showing that the area accumulated 51 to 102 mm (2 to 4 inches)– the most snow recorded this late in spring, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). "While…

Alberta records snowiest September since records began, more expected, Canada

Alberta records snowiest September since records began, more expected, Canada

Parts of Alberta, Canada recorded their snowiest September since records began. The city of Edmonton experienced its snowiest September on record, with six consecutive days of snowfall and 22 cm (8.6 inches) reported in total so far this month. The amount broke the…

Record snow hits Japan, kills 7 and traps 1 400 vehicles for over 48 hours

Record snow hits Japan, kills 7 and traps 1 400 vehicles for over 48 hours

Record snowfall that hit the Hokuriku region of northwestern Japan this week killed seven people in snow-related accidents and injured at least 34. The storm brought traffic to a standstill and trapped people in 1 400 vehicles for more than 48 hours. Record heavy…

Record breaking snowfall marks the beginning of winter for South Dakota, Iowa

Record breaking snowfall marks the beginning of winter for South Dakota, Iowa

A strong winter storm that has been lingering over the US northern Plains for several days, brought record breaking snowfall to South Dakota, Iowa on November 30, 2015. Dry grounds have welcomed the much-needed moisture, and the snow blanket is expected to melt over…

New England winter storm breaks records, US

New England winter storm breaks records, US

Another large snowstorm was affecting New England, US on February 9, 2015 dropping more snow on the region and breaking records.On February 9, NOAA's National Weather Service in Boston, Massachusetts noted that "The 30-day snowfall total at Boston ending 7 a.m.