Showing Archived Posts

Massive Storm Disrupts Travel in Northeastern US

Posted December 27th, 2012 at 4:10 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

A persistent winter storm that moved into the northeastern United States Wednesday has forced the delay of hundreds of airline flights, frustrating travelers still trying to return home after the Christmas holiday. The storm spawned high winds, snow and sleet across several states all the way up to Maine. The system also created hazardous driving […]

Tags: , , , , Posted in US

Massive Storm Disrupts Travel in Northeastern US

Posted December 27th, 2012 at 1:15 am (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

A severe winter storm moved into the northeastern United States Wednesday, creating dangerous driving conditions for motorists and stranding thousands of travelers at airports. The storm spawned high winds, snow and sleet from New York state into Maine. Some states, including Pennsylvania and Massachusetts, received at least 30 centimeters of snow, prompting authorities to urge […]

Tags: , , , Posted in US

Northeast US Braces for Blizzard Conditions

Posted December 26th, 2012 at 3:40 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

U.S. weather forecasters are warning residents in parts of two states not to travel, as a severe winter storm moves in and creates dangerous, near-zero visibility conditions. The National Weather Service has issued blizzard warnings for parts of Indiana and Ohio, as a powerful storm moves east after bringing snow and tornadoes to the southern […]

Tags: , , , , , Posted in US

Northeast US Braces for Blizzard Conditions

Posted December 26th, 2012 at 12:25 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Parts of the U.S. are bracing for blizzard conditions, as a powerful storm moves east after bringing snow and tornadoes to the southern United States. Blizzard warnings are in effect for parts of Indiana and Ohio. The National Weather Service is advising people to stay off the roads, saying snow and strong winds could create […]

Tags: , , , , , Posted in US

Holiday Storms Sweep Through Southwestern U.S.

Posted December 26th, 2012 at 1:00 am (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

At least two people are dead after a severe weather system swept through the southern United States on Christmas Day . Tornadoes touched down in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, damaging or destroying scores of homes and leaving tens of thousands of residents in the region without power. The system also caused winter storms in […]

Tags: , , , Posted in US

Violent Storm Hits Japan

Posted April 4th, 2012 at 3:35 am (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Four people are dead after a powerful storm that struck Japan Tuesday, forcing businesses to close and disrupting air and rail services. The typhoon-like storm hit the main island of Honshu with winds up to 144 kilometers an hour. The country’s leading air carriers, Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways, canceled hundreds of domestic and […]

Tags: , , , Posted in East Asia Pacific