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Deep freeze grips eastern United States, 12-year-old dies in Chicago

Deep freeze grips eastern United States, 12-year-old dies in Chicago

Winter winds brought extreme cold and ice-slicked roads to the Midwestern and Eastern United States on Monday, with the US Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday and an ongoing government shutdown allowing many to heed official advice to stay indoors.

Storm brings wind, flooding and snow to US Northeast

Storm brings wind, flooding and snow to US Northeast

A major winter storm struck the US East Coast on Friday, bringing heavy rain, snow and strong winds and leading to the cancellation of hundreds of flights and closure of federal government offices in Washington.

Heavy snow forces Geneva airport to suspend all flights

Heavy snow forces Geneva airport to suspend all flights

The heavy snowfall lashing Europe forced Geneva airport to suspend all air traffic Thursday, while trains in Switzerland were also facing delays.

Two killed as snow, sub-zero temperatures paralyse Europe

Two killed as snow, sub-zero temperatures paralyse Europe

Two people were found dead in Romania as snow and sub-zero temperatures across much of Europe saw flights cancelled, road and rail transport disrupted and schools closed on Tuesday.

Iran civil aviation refuses to confirm plane wreckage found

Iran civil aviation refuses to confirm plane wreckage found

The deputy governor of Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad province was earlier quoted by state media as saying that the wreckage had been located near Dengezlu village, in Semirom county, in Isfahan province.

Investigators search snow for clues to Russian plane crash

Investigators search snow for clues to Russian plane crash

The Antonov An-148 plane went down in a snow-covered field, making it difficult to access, with emergency workers forced to reach the wreckage by foot or on snowmobiles.

Prince William, Kate get warm welcome in chilly Norway

Prince William, Kate get warm welcome in chilly Norway

Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate flew to Norway on the final leg of a Nordic trip on Thursday, and stepped out onto a red carpet laid out over a blanket of snow.

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.

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.

Winter weather wreaks fresh UK travel havoc

Winter weather wreaks fresh UK travel havoc

Heavy snow caused travel disruption to airports and roads in parts of Britain on Friday, as the country again grappled with the impact of wintry weather.

Trains cancelled, flights grounded after snow hits Britain

Trains cancelled, flights grounded after snow hits Britain

Britain's Met Office said there was an "amber weather warning" particularly across central England and warned travellers that "road, rail and air travel delays are likely."