EUROPE COLD WAVE

  • 450 die across Europe due to cold waves February 10, 2012

    London: Temperature continues to remain freakishly low in eastern parts of Europe. In Belgrade, the Danube river has frozen in several portions, crippling shipping on Europe's busiest waterway. Meanwhile, the death toll has now crossed 450 across Europe with Ukraine still being the worst hit. Forecasts said freezing winds would pick up and...
  • Europe continues to reel under cold wave, 250 dead February 8, 2012

    At least 250 people have died due to cold in Europe even as more record low temperatures and snow are in the forecast. ...
  • Intense cold waves in Europe, Romanian PM quits February 7, 2012

    London: Europe continues to battle the intense cold and heavy snowfall and the condition is likely to stay the same at least till the end of the week. While Serbia has declared a state of emergency after the snow snapped access to tens of thousands of people, in Ukraine, 122 people...
  • Europe: Snowfall in Rome after 27 years, 300 die February 6, 2012

    London: Europe continues to reel under intense cold wave with snow covering Rome after almost 27 years and over 300 people dying. Rome has experienced its first snowfall since 1985 while the Heathrow Airport of London has cancelled nearly half of its flights due to the harsh weather conditions. A few Mumbai...