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
Darth Vader and his loyal Storm Troopers took centre stage at Hokkaido’s annual festival of snow and ice sculptures.
Japan mobilised troops to dig out a town in the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido after access to it was cut off from the rest of the country for
Spanish forecasters have issued a cold weather warning that is likely to last until Tuesday February 10. The country is bracing itself for the
Snow may well be expected at this time of year in Sweden, but authorities say so far in 2015 the snowfall is more intense than usual. As the snow
A sleepy Slovenian town briefly turned into a winter wonderland on Saturday (January 31) as Slovenians competed to build snow castles and sculptures
John Kerry has been fined 50 dollars for failing to shovel away snow from a street that runs alongside his home in Boston
Snow-stranded Americans made the most of the weather by organising giant snowball fights in various cities and university campuses. Market
The ‘‘historic’‘ winter storm predicted by many for the Boston area failed to materialize overnight but time-lapse video shows that some snow did
Fifteen districts of Portugal are now under a yellow warning due to the forecast of sea waves and snowfall, according to the Portuguese Institute of
A winter storm of snow, freezing conditions and rain continues to hit large parts of the Middle East. In Gaza two babies have died from the cold as
Southern Italy is experiencing unusually wintry weather. In Rome, arctic-inspired winds brought temperatures as low as minus eight degrees Celsius
Romania issued a code red blizzard warning for three counties as the country was hit by thick snow and high winds on Monday (December 29)