The annual Sapporo snow festival kicked off on Monday (February 6) featuring ice sculptures of iconic locations, movie characters, celebrities, and even the U.
A spokesperson for Kosovo’s energy corporation has said a power plant in Obiliq is running near to full capacity despite reports of power blackouts.
A cold spell sweeping Greece reaches Athens, covering the capital city and its ancient monuments in snow, and causing temperatures to plunge.
Refugees are being forced to live in freezing, snow-covered camps in Greece because EU states have failed to take in their share of asylum seekers, it’s been…
At least 25 people have been killed in central Europe as a result of severe frost and snow storms.
Europe’s cold snap hit Italy over the weekend bringing strong winds and snow to much of the country.
Heavy snow storms and glacial weather across a large area of Europe have brought unusual landscapes to some Mediterranean countries and caused disruption, hardship and…
Severe snow storms and strong winds have caused chaos across much of central and eastern Europe.
The Japanese capital does see snow at least once a year, it usually falls in January or February and rarely accumulates for long.
For some, the first snowfall of the season is a cause for frustration.
Schools in Mexico City and eight states were closed on Thursday as a wave of winter weather struck the country. Heavy snow due to the cold front that
With cold weather sweeping across several parts of Asia, hundreds of flights into and out of the South Korean holiday island of Jeju had to be
Children, said to be migrants mainly from Syria and Iraq, enjoyed a playful snowball fight with a Serbian police officer on Tuesday (January 5) in
Parts of Syria have been hit by strong winter snowstorms, forcing thousands of people already desperately seeking shelter from civil war to take
A further seven homeless people have died of hypothermia in Poland as temperatures continue to plummet, with temperatures reportedly as low as minus
On one of the busiest streets in the city of Rize, Turkey, large chunks of snow, which had piled up on the roof of a mosque, fell down onto
Snow has finally started falling in the French Alps, much to the relief of the travel industry and skiiers alike.
Hundreds of flights have been cancelled at Istanbul’s two international airports as the city lies under a blanket of snow. Schools in Istanbul have
While much of Europe is contending with milder-than-usual temperatures for the time of year, one eastern-Russian town has had to clear 20,000 cubic
In many parts of Germany people woke up this morning to find themselves in some kind of winter wonderland. During the night and in the early morning
There was laughter and foolishness at the Follies Olympics held in Harghita county, Romania, where snowdrifts reach one metre high in March. Around
Millions of people in the east of the United States awoke to chilling temperatures, cold enough to break records in both Washington and New
Thousands of motorists were stuck on the roads of southeast France on Saturday as snowfall caused chaos for heavy holiday traffic. Main roads