SNOW

  • Snow leaves thousands of holiday makers stranded in French Alps 11 hours 51 minutes ago

    Paris: Heavy snowfall in the French Alps left some 15,000 drivers stranded on Saturday, prompting officials to open emergency shelters and urge travellers to stay home. The snow and ice hit as a rush of holiday makers were heading to and leaving from ski resorts in the Savoie region in...
  • Actress Brittany Snow stands up for bullied children Yesterday

    Los Angeles: She grew up to have an enviable career, but 'Pitch Perfect' actress Brittany Snow says she was bullied during her growing up days in school. The 28-year-old has said most of the abuse happened online over instant messaging while she was in high school, reports people.com. "AOL Instant Messenger was...
  • New York: East Coast storm hampers Thanksgiving travel November 28, 2014

    New York: A blast of rain and snow along the East Coast snarled traffic and disrupted flights for millions of Americans at the start of the long Thanksgiving weekend, traditionally the busiest time of the year for US travel. The nor'easter that formed over the Gulf of Mexico brought rain to...
  • New York snowstorm: Officials warn residents not to wait too long to evacuate November 24, 2014

    Residents of New York are preparing for more bad weather.Last week, the area saw over 7 feet of snow. Officials warned residents not to wait too long to evacuate. They are worried people could be trapped in their homes as flood waters surge. ...
  • Evacuation plans readied as Buffalo flooding looms November 24, 2014

    Buffalo: First came the big storm, then the big dig. Now comes the big melt. Residents of flood-prone areas around Buffalo should move valuables up from the basement, pack a bag and prepare for the possibility of evacuation as up to 7 feet of melting snow posed the threat of flooding,...
  • Cut off from India for 6 months due to snow, Gurez set to vote in large numbers in Jammu & Kashmir elections November 22, 2014

    Gurez: Situated bang on the Line of Control separating India and Pakistan, the enchanting and sparsely populated constituency of Gurez is going to vote in the first phase of Jammu and Kashmir elections on November 25. Nestled among high mountains and with Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) on three sides, Gurez...
  • Snowstorm grips New York, travel ban to be imposed November 22, 2014

    After it snowed nearly seven feet in three days killing 13 people, the next threat is not the cold, but the heat as snow begins to melt, potentially causing floods. ...
  • US: With snow still piled high, Buffalo faces flooding November 22, 2014

    Buffalo (New York): Residents of western New York may soon have to worry about the water in their basements as well as the snow on their roofs. After a three-day onslaught that dumped a historic 7 feet of snow on the Buffalo area and killed at least 12 people, the sun...
  • All 50 US states feel freezing temperatures, four dead in New York November 20, 2014

    New York: Temperatures in all 50 US states dipped to freezing or below on Tuesday as an unseasonably cold blast of weather moved across the country while heavy snow prompted a state of emergency in western New York and contributed to the deaths of four people. Every US state, including Hawaii,...
  • Five dead after Western New York gets year's worth of snow in four days November 19, 2014

    New York: An autumn blizzard dumped a year's worth of snow in three days on Western New York state, where five people died and residents, some stranded overnight in cars, braced for another pummeling expected later on Wednesday. Winter-hardy Buffalo and the surrounding area was pummeled by the storm that dumped...
  • Nepal blizzard survivors recount ordeal, rescuers hunt for missing October 17, 2014

    Kathmandu: Trekkers battling a Himalayan blizzard were left helpless after porters fainted from the cold, a survivor of one of Nepal's worst mountain disasters said on Friday, as rescue teams resumed a hunt for 10 missing hikers and the death toll reached 29. The dead included trekkers from Canada, India,...
  • Snow storms hit western Canada September 11, 2014

    Ottawa: Calgary's one million residents are well accustomed to heavy snow and freezing temperatures but not in early September. Unseasonable snow storms battered the western Canadian city for a third day in a row, downing power lines to thousands of homes and businesses. The city at the centre of...
  • Ground report: Heavy snow blocks Pahalgam route on Amarnath Yatra June 28, 2014

    7,500 pilgrims have embarked on the Amarnath Yatra amidst tight security. Heavy snow has blocked the traditional Pahalgam route and pilgrims are now using the Baltal route. CNNIBN's Mufti Islah gets a ground report. ...
  • Kristen Stewart dropped from 'Snow White and the Huntsman' June 27, 2014

    Los Angeles:'Snow White and the Huntsman' actress Kristen Stewart has been dropped and won't be returning for the movie's sequel which will now be a spinoff titled 'The Huntsman'. The actress, who played the iconic fairy tale character in the original movie in 2012, is said to have been axed from...
  • Amarnath Yatra begins, snow likely to make trek difficult June 27, 2014

    Baltal: The Amarnath Yatra has begun in Jammu and Kashmir with 1160 pilgrims leaving for the holy site in the first batch. However, snow accumulation in the Himalayas is making the trek difficult. The good news is that the pilgrims going on this year's Amarnath pilgrimage will get darshan...
  • Watch: President Snow's address in the teaser for 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' is chilling June 26, 2014

    After 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire', the story in 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' follows Katniss Everdeen, played by Jennifer Lawrence, who, after escaping the Third Quarter Quell, becomes a reluctant hero and symbol of hope for the nation of Panem. The key role of President Snow has been...
  • Disney's 'Frozen' becomes top-grossing animated film ever March 31, 2014

    Reuters: Disney's hit film "Frozen" has become the top-grossing animated film in box office history, the studio said on Sunday as the musical topped $1 billion in global sales. The film has sold $398.4 million worth of tickets at domestic (U.S. and Canadian) theaters since opening on November 27 on the...
  • Feel more intelligent about a lot of things now than ten years ago: Eva Longoria March 17, 2014

    London: 'Desperate Housewives' star Eva Longoria says she feels more attractive with age. The 39-year-old actress feels more intelligent than what she was ten years ago, reported Contactmusic. "I had no idea what was happening 10 years ago, I was in a big vortex of madness. I feel more intelligent...
  • J&K: Srinagar shut down after heavy snowfall overnight March 12, 2014

    Srinagar: There has been heavy snowfall in Srinagar overnight on Tuesday. The city is virtually shut down after receiving more than one feet of snow. One woman has died as the roof of her house collapsed. Traffic has been hit as well as the Jammu-Srinagar highway has been closed. Schools...
  • Powerful storm lashes eastern US with snow, arctic cold March 4, 2014

    Washington: A deadly winter storm hit the US East Coast with freezing rain, snow and near-record cold on Monday, cancelling about 2,900 flights, shutting down Washington and closing schools and local governments. The latest in a series of weather systems to pummel the winter-weary eastern United States, the storm dumped...
  • Snow fall wraps Shimla, Manali March 1, 2014

    Himachal Pradesh's tourist resorts Shimla and Manali were wrapped up in a white sheet of snow on Saturday, giving them a picturesque look. The residents of this town shivered as icy winds brought down the minimum temperature to 1 degree Celsius. According to the Met Office here, Shimla recorded 4 cm snow...
  • Second snow storm leaves thousands stranded as toll rises to 23 in Japan February 18, 2014

    Snowchoked roads cut off thousands on Tuesday as parts of Japan struggled to dig out from its second storm in a week, with the death toll rising to at least 23. Train services were suspended in some areas after the Valentine's Day storm dumped more than a metre of snow in...
  • Tenyearold Norwegian boy claims he's a dwarf after driving parents' car into snowy ditch February 13, 2014

    A tenyearold Norwegian boy came up with a novel excuse after he drove his parents' car into a snowy ditch on Wednesday morning: he told police he was a dwarf who forgot his driving license. The boy lives near Dokka, a town about 110 kilometers north of Oslo. Sometime before 0600...
  • Deadly winter storm grips southeastern US, emergency declared February 13, 2014

    A deadly winter storm gripped the southeastern United States on Wednesday, crippling travel, grounding flights, knocking out power to 363,000 customers and encasing magnolia and palmetto trees in ice. The weather was blamed for at least 13 deaths in the region, including three people killed when an ambulance transporting a patient...
  • Deadly winter storm hits southern US, six dead February 12, 2014

    A major winter storm that has caused at least six deaths unfurled across much of the US South on Tuesday, and forecasters warned that ice could cripple road travel and bring widespread power outages in coming days. The storm's combination of rain, sleet, heavy snow and thick ice across the South...
  • US doctor walks 10 km in snow to perform brain surgery January 30, 2014

    A US surgeon walked nearly 10 kilometres through snow to perform a lifesaving brain surgery. Dr Zenko Hrynkiw, the only brain surgeon at Trinity Medical Centre in Birmingham, was at a hospital when he was called at a different hospital for an unexpected, lifesaving brain surgery. According to reports, Hrynkiw tried to...
  • Emergency declared in five states, airports closed as snow storm hits US January 29, 2014

    A rare blast of snow, sleet and ice hit the US South on Tuesday, prompting five states to declare a state of emergency, closing the New Orleans airport and causing chaos on roads for drivers unaccustomed to the dangerously slick conditions. The southern cold snap is part of an arctic front...
  • Watch: Snowfall brings cheer to tourists in Srinagar January 23, 2014

    Snowfall may have brought the blues for Srinagar residents, but tourists aren't complaining. "This is the first time that we've come here and I'm glad that we got to play in the snow," said a tourist. "I've been to Amarnath twice but we never experienced snowfall. We're having a great...