Extreme cold grips northern European Russia

Extreme cold grips northern European Russia

Unusual, record cold temperatures gripped the northern European Russia region this month, with temperatures dropping to piercing -40 °C (-40 °F) and below. In addition to record temperatures, frosts also intensified from the Kola Peninsula to Vorkuta….

Heavy snowfall engulfs many parts of Russia

Heavy snowfall engulfs many parts of Russia

Heavy snow has blanketed many parts of Russia in the past few days, cutting power to more than 30 000 people and leaving various regions and cities struggling to deal with the extreme weather. Thousands of people have been affected, with others having to dig their…

Germany registers greatest temperature change since records began in 1880

Germany registers greatest temperature change since records began in 1880

Germany has just experienced its biggest temperature change in 141 years– since record-keeping began in 1880– with an increase of 41.9 °C (75.4 °F) in one week, according to climate researchers at the German Weather Service (DWD). A piercing cold…

Beijing records warmest February day since 1951, China

Beijing records warmest February day since 1951, China

China's capital Beijing has recorded its hottest February temperature since 1951 as the city registered a high of 25.6 °C (78 °F) on Sunday, February 21, 2021. Records from the meteorological observatory in Daxing district showed that temperatures hit…

Historic cold temps and snow in Wichita, Kansas

Historic cold temps and snow in Wichita, Kansas

The incredibly historic winter storm continued its assault in southern Kansas on the morning of February 15, 2021, adding another 25 mm (1 inch) or more of snow during the Monday morning commute. Traffic was lighter than normal thanks to the holiday, but icy…