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landslides, heavy snow block alpine roads, rail links


landslides and heavy snowfall across the alps have prompted the closure of several rail and road links, including a highway leading to switzerland's gotthard tunnel toward italy.






landslides, heavy snow block alpine roads, rail links


berlin (ap) — landslides and heavy snowfall across the alps have prompted the closure of several rail and road links, including a highway leading to switzerland’s gotthard tunnel toward italy. swiss public broadcaster srf reported that the a2 highway near gurtnellen was hit by an avalanche and will remain closed in both directions until at […]






gov. cuomo: heavy snow, near-whiteout conditions on li


heavy snow and near-whiteout conditions made for "extremely dangerous" travel conditions thursday, prompting gov. andrew m. cuomo to urge long islanders to stay off the roads.






gov. cuomo: heavy snow, near-whiteout conditions on li


heavy snow and near-whiteout conditions caused by winds whipping up to 35 mph made for "extremely dangerous" travel conditions thursday, prompting gov. andrew m. cuomo to urge long islanders to stay off the roads.






heavy rains cause deadly landslides in sri lanka


roads flooded and houses buried as rain-triggered mudslides kill at least 28 people in different parts of sri lanka.






heavy rains cause deadly landslides in sri lanka


roads flooded and houses buried as rain-triggered mudslides kill at least 23 people in different parts of sri lanka.






light snow and rain to grow heavy in northern california


san francisco (ap) — snow began dusting the ski slopes and peaks of the sierra nevada and rain fell on the far northern reaches of california. both were expected to go from drizzling to pounding as the weekend continues. snow plows and other snow-removal equipment were parked on roads in the mountains friday ahead of […]






sri lanka floods, landslides: death toll rises to 122


ninety-seven missing and hundreds of homes destroyed after heavy rain triggers devastating flooding and landslides.






photos: spring snow in the denver metro area, on may 18 2017


snow, sleet and rain falling in different parts of metro area and heavy snow in mountains. the state track championships were postponed due to the heavy rain/snow mix. more snow is expected. full weather report.






snow wreaks havoc on travelers in britain, schools closed


snow and wintry weather are still wreaking havoc on travelers in britain, with flights cancelled, roads sheathed in ice and rail travel disrupted monday.






sri lanka floods, landslides: death toll rises to 100


ninety-one people missing and hundreds of homes destroyed after heavy rain triggers devastating flooding and landslides.






snow-covered alps no more? 70 percent of snow, glaciers could be gone by 2100


as much as 70 percent of alpine snow could disappear by the end of the century as global warming increasingly cuts in on the annual ski season






scores killed in bangladesh landslides after heavy rain


death toll could rise, warn officials, after houses in southeast bangladesh were buried by landslides.






dozens killed in bangladesh landslides after heavy rain


death toll could rise, warn officials, after houses in southeast bangladesh were buried by landslides.






snow continues on i-70 saturday night, slick roads on tap for sunday morning


motorists along the 1-70 mountain corridor should see snow-packed and icy roads sunday.






ready, set, snow: commuters treated to slush and light snow friday


snow isn’t sticking in the twin cities, but much of northern minnesota got snow-covered roads friday.






lake-effect storms drop up to 5 ft. of snow on upstate ny


boylston, n.y. (ap) — officials in a town near lake ontario’s eastern end are asking residents to avoid driving on local roads so crews can remove 5 feet of snow that has fallen since christmas day. heavy, lake-effect snow is being blamed for causing crashes and stranding vehicles in the oswego county town of boylston, […]






gov. cuomo: heavy snow, near-whiteout conditions on li


heavy snow and near-whiteout conditions made for treacherous travel thursday, leaving some drivers who dared to venture out stranded as a foot or more of snow fell on parts of long island by midafternoon, officials said.






gov. cuomo: heavy snow, near-whiteout conditions on li


heavy snow and near-whiteout conditions made for treacherous travel thursday, leaving drivers who dared to venture out stranded as a foot or more of snow fell on parts of long island by midafternoon, officials said.






snow, avalanche risks strand 13,000 tourists in zermatt


unusually heavy snowfall and a high risk of alpine avalanches stranded some 13,000 tourists tuesday in the swiss resort of zermatt at the base of the famed matterhorn mountain.






heavy, wet snow once again blanketing northeast


heavy, wet snow is once again blanketing the northeast just days after the biggest storm of the season dumped up to 19 inches of snow on the region. winter storm warnings are in effect into monday from upstate new york to maine, where blizzard conditions and 2 feet of snow are possible. hartford, connecticut, could […]






4 dead, 6 missing in floods and landslides in philippines


a tropical depression dumped heavy rain on the philippines on tuesday, flooding metropolitan manila and nearby provinces and causing landslides and flash floods that killed at least four people.






icy roads lead to hundreds of crashes, spinouts in twin cities


just over 2 inches of snow piled up in the twin cities by midnight, but the rain-snow combination turned sidewalks and roads treacherous.






icy roads lead to a brutal commute in twin cities


just over 2 inches of snow piled up in the twin cities by midnight, but the rain-snow combination turned sidewalks and roads treacherous.






heavy, wet snow once again blanketing northeast


heavy, wet snow is once again blanketing the northeast just days after the biggest storm of the season dumped up to 19 inches of snow on the region.






south awaits thaw from snowstorm, icy roads and numbing cold


durham, n.c. (ap) — southerners awaited a big thaw that would end days of icy roads, broken pipes, snow and numbing cold after a fierce winter storm blasted their normally mild region. for the third straight night, stare troopers warned of ice making roads and highways treacherous after the snow that hit a wide swath […]






rain-triggered landslides kill at least 68 in bangladesh


heavy rain triggered landslides that killed at least 68 people in southeast bangladesh, officials said tuesday, as police and soldiers struggled to reach the remote districts with aid.






two dead as snow, ice make for treacherous driving around minnesota


snow isn’t sticking in the twin cities, but much of northern minnesota got snow-covered roads friday.






‘air bridge’ for tourists resumes in snowbound swiss town


zermatt, switzerland (ap) — officials in a town at the foot of switzerland’s famed matterhorn are resuming helicopter flights to ferry out stranded tourists amid efforts to open roads and rail lines that have been closed due to heavy snowfall and an elevated avalanche risk. the rail line from the town of zermatt is also […]






flooding, landslides causing deaths, anger in southern china


beijing (ap) — heavy rain has caused flooding and landslides in southern china, killing dozens of people and causing public anger. official media reported friday that 44 people have died or are missing due to flooding and landslides in ningxiang county in hunan province. authorities in nearby guangxi zhuang autonomous region have reported another 20 […]






snow, sleet and rain falling in different parts of metro area; heavy snow in mou


up to 4 feet of snow is possible above 9,000 feet in the mountains and up to 4 inches of snow could fall before the end of a blustery spring storm out of the northwest, forecasters say.






eight students presumed dead in japan avalanche were participating in mountainee


heavy snow had fallen overnight, so a planned climb was cancelled and instead students were practicing moving through heavy snow as mountain survival training, local media said






heavy wet snow storm hits northern new england


it's april fools' day but it's no joke: people across northern new england woke up to a foot of heavy wet snow on parts of the region and expected more throughout the day saturday.






search for silverthorne man lost on 14er stalled by heavy snow


heavy snow has stalled the search for a hiker who failed to return saturday from hiking mount missouri, a fourteener in chaffee county.






afghan official: 38 killed by avalanches after heavy snow


at least 38 people have been killed over the course of three days in afghanistan by avalanches caused by heavy snow, officials said on sunday.