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Avalanche, storm warnings in Alps on high as heavy snowfall looms

Avalanche, storm warnings in Alps on high as heavy snowfall looms

After stormy winds brought snowdrifts to parts of Austria overnight, alpine avalanche risk monitors issued fresh warnings on Saturday.

Moscow authorities struggle to clear record snowfall

Moscow authorities struggle to clear record snowfall

Moscow authorities battled to clear streets and told children they could skip school as the city was blanketed by its heaviest snowfall in 100 years.

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.

Nasty weather wreaks havoc in Europe

Nasty weather wreaks havoc in Europe

High winds and heavy snow in Europe on Monday stranded thousands of travellers, kept schoolchildren at home and even played havoc with international diplomacy.

Six dead, two missing as floods hit Indian Kashmir

Six dead, two missing as floods hit Indian Kashmir

Six people were killed and two were reported missing in India's Kashmir region on Friday, after heavy rain and snowfall swept the region.

Turkish Airlines halts flights due to snowstorm

Turkish Airlines halts flights due to snowstorm

Turkish Airlines has halted all flights from Istanbul's Ataturk airport, its main hub, until 6 pm on Monday as heavy snow fall hit the city for a third full day, its chief executive said on Twitter.

Hundreds more flights cancelled as snow blankets Istanbul

Hundreds more flights cancelled as snow blankets Istanbul

Heavy snow blanketed Istanbul for a second day on Sunday, resulting in the cancellation of hundreds of flights and more disruption for thousands of travellers.

Heavy snowfall paralyses Istanbul

Heavy snowfall paralyses Istanbul

A heavy snowstorm paralysed life in Istanbul on Saturday, with hundreds of flights cancelled and the Bosphorus closed to shipping traffic.

Istanbul hit by rolling power cuts after snow storm

Istanbul hit by rolling power cuts after snow storm

Turkey's biggest city Istanbul was hit by rolling power cuts for a second day on Friday, caused by what the energy ministry said were faults on transmission lines due to heavy snowfall and a storm in the region.

England have edge over Italy, says Rooney

England have edge over Italy, says Rooney

Manchester United star Wayne Rooney believes a new-look England proved they have the edge over Italy based on the evidence of their 1-1 draw in Turin on Tuesday.