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One dead as record snowfall hits Moscow

One dead as record snowfall hits Moscow

At least one person died and several were injured after Moscow experienced its heaviest day of snowfall since records began, the city's mayor and agencies said on Sunday.

Winter storm brings blizzard, freezing temperatures to Japan

Winter storm brings blizzard, freezing temperatures to Japan

Commuters in Tokyo saw temperatures drop to four degrees below zero on Thursday morning, a level the capital had not seen in 48 years.

In blizzard's icy wake, intense cold grips US Northeast

In blizzard's icy wake, intense cold grips US Northeast

Street crews dug out snow-clogged roads across the US Northeast on Friday after a powerful blizzard, as temperatures plunged during a brutal cold spell that has already killed at least 18 people.

US Northeast digs out of blizzard as brutal cold bears down

US Northeast digs out of blizzard as brutal cold bears down

Utility companies across the East worked to repair downed power lines early on Friday as about 21,000 customers remained without electricity.

Blizzard roars into US Northeast, snarling travel

Blizzard roars into US Northeast, snarling travel

The first major winter storm of 2018 bore down on the US Northeast on Thursday, closing schools and government offices and disrupting travel as work crews scrambled to clear roads of snow.

Flights cancelled as heavy snowstorm hits US northeast

Flights cancelled as heavy snowstorm hits US northeast

A heavy winter snowstorm lashed the northeastern United States on Thursday, subjecting New York to near blizzard-like conditions and forcing flight cancellations as schools and the United Nations closed.

Antarctic expeditioners rescued from Australian icebreaker

Antarctic expeditioners rescued from Australian icebreaker

Expeditioners stranded on Australia's flagship icebreaker, which ran aground in Antarctica, were rescued by barge, ahead of attempts to refloat the ship.

Washington digs its way out after massive blizzard

Washington digs its way out after massive blizzard

The snowbound Washington area was resuming partial business yesterday as trains and buses restarted near-normal service, while federal offices remained closed following a massive blizzard that hammered the US east coast.

Washington faces days of clean-up after epic blizzard

Washington faces days of clean-up after epic blizzard

Officials in Washington, DC, warned residents yesterday that it would take several more days for the city to return to normal after a massive weekend blizzard dropped more than 2’ (60cm) of snow along the East Coast and killed more than 30.

Massive US blizzard pounds East Coast

Massive US blizzard pounds East Coast

A deadly blizzard with bone-chilling winds and potentially record-breaking snowfall slammed the eastern US Saturday as officials urged millions in the storm's path to seek shelter, warning the worst is yet to come.

Millions in US brace for monster blizzard

Millions in US brace for monster blizzard

The eastern US braced Friday for a monstrous blizzard, sparking flight cancelations and the looming shutdown of Washington's public transportation system.