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Winter Tightens Icy Grip Across Europe

Posted February 8th, 2012 at 10:50 am (UTC-5)
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A brutal cold front blamed for hundreds of deaths across Europe is threatening to linger even longer. High winds whipped across Russia’s Krasnodar region Wednesday, churning water in the port city of Novorossiysk, tearing apart buildings and causing some roofs to collapse. Heavy snow also blanketed the Georgian capital of Tbilisi, freezing roads and lakes. […]

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Cold Snap Slugs Europe; Thaw a Threat

Posted February 7th, 2012 at 11:35 am (UTC-5)
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The death toll is rising in Europe where bitterly cold air has slammed much of the continent, bringing high winds and heavy snowfall. Poland Tuesday reported another six deaths due to freezing temperatures, while officials across central and eastern Europe say hundreds of villages – and tens of thousands of people – have been cut […]

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Severe Winter Weather Continues Its Hold on Europe

Posted February 4th, 2012 at 10:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Severe winter weather continues to dominate in many European countries with air and road travel disrupted and gas supplies running low. The hardest-hit country is Ukraine, where temperatures as low as minus 32 degrees Celsius have left at least 122 people dead. Oleksandr Heits, head of a rescue unit in Kiev, said many of the […]

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Severe Winter Weather Continues Its Hold on Europe

Posted February 4th, 2012 at 4:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Severe winter weather continues to dominate in many European countries with air and road travel disrupted and gas supples running low. The hardest hit country is Ukraine, where temperatures as low as minus 32 degrees Celsius have left at least 122 people dead. Oleksandr Heits, head of a rescue unit in Kiev, said many of […]

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Europe Continues to Suffer Under Severe Winter Weather

Posted February 4th, 2012 at 11:40 am (UTC-5)
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Severe winter weather continues to dominate several eastern European countries with air and road travel disrupted and gas supples running low. Ukraine is reported to be the hardest hit where temperatures as low as minus 32 degrees Celsius have left more than 120 people dead, many of them homeless citizens of Kiev, the capital. Rome, […]

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Severe Winter Weather in Europe Raises Fears of Gas Shortages

Posted February 3rd, 2012 at 12:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Severe winter weather that is gripping central and eastern Europe has raised concerns about heating gas supplies in eight nations. A spokeswoman for the European Union energy commissioner confirmed on Friday that there has been a decrease in gas deliveries across central Europe from Italy to Poland. Also affected are Austria, Greece, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia […]

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European Cold Spell Kills 123, No Relief in Sight

Posted February 2nd, 2012 at 8:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Weather forecasters predict no immediate relief from the deadly cold wave that is gripping central and eastern Europe. The frigid temperatures have killed at least 123 people this week with thermometers plunging as low as minus 25 degrees Celsius in some places. In Serbia, some farmers reported finding chickens frozen to death with their eggs […]

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Cold Weather Kills Nearly 80 in Europe

Posted February 1st, 2012 at 1:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Nearly 80 people have died in central and eastern Europe as a severe cold spell brought some of the lowest temperatures seen in decades. In Ukraine, officials reported 43 deaths from hypothermia over the past six days. Most of the deaths were homeless people, but seven others died in their homes. In Romania, six people […]

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European Cold Spell Kills More Than 50

Posted January 31st, 2012 at 11:35 am (UTC-5)
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Cold weather blanketing much of eastern and central Europe has killed more than 50 people in the last five days. Emergency services authorities in Ukraine said Tuesday 30 people, mostly the homeless, died as a result of the cold in recent days. Authorities say another 500 people were treated at hospitals for frostbite and other […]

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Cold Weather Kills 36 Across Europe

Posted January 30th, 2012 at 7:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Weather forecasters say there is no immediate relief in sight to the eastern European cold snap that has killed at least 36 people since Saturday. Forecasters expect temperatures, which have been as low as minus 30 degrees Celsius in some places, to drop even more this week. Police in Ukraine say 18 people, most of […]

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