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Signs of return to normalcy in snow-bound Washington

Signs of return to normalcy in snow-bound Washington

 Washington limped back to life on Tuesday after the blizzard that blanketed the US East Coast, with public transport service improving, warmish weather aiding snow clean-up operations and city schools scheduled to reopen.

US blizzard to cause multi-billion dollar losses: Report

US blizzard to cause multi-billion dollar losses: Report

Massive blizzards that paralysed much of the US East Coast in the past few days are likely to cause "multi-billion" dollar economic losses in one of the worst storms in the region in over a century, reinsurance broker Aon Benfield said on Monday.

Five worst snowstorms in New York City history

Five worst snowstorms in New York City history

An intense blizzard has dumped 25.1 inches (63.8 cm) of snow in New York City`s Central Park, the National Weather Service said on Saturday, ranking it No.3 among the city`s worst snow storms.

Storm-hit US digs out as death toll rises to 22

Storm-hit US digs out as death toll rises to 22

The eastern United States dug out on Sunday from an historic blizzard that killed at least 22 people, but as New York slowly lumbered back to life in preparation for the work week, major travel disruptions persisted in Washington.

'Snowzilla' casts havoc in US before winding down; kills 18

'Snowzilla' casts havoc in US before winding down; kills 18

A monster blizzard almost paralysed the entire US East Coast with hurricane-force winds and record snowfall, killing at least 18 people before tapering down as millions of Americans prepared to dig themselves out on Sunday from the icy standstill.

Weather-battered US schools turn to virtual days for students

Hundreds of thousands of US students stayed home this week due to snow and freezing temperatures, but some kids were not able to spend the day sledding or watching TV.

US northeast hit by blizzards, cold, after record snow

The US Northeast struggled to dig out from the latest in a series of winter storms that made February the snowiest month in Boston`s history, while Kentucky and Indiana braced for heavy snow on Sunday night and Monday.

Blizzard ponds Boston and New England, New York spared

A powerful blizzard struck Boston and surrounding New England on Tuesday, leaving some 4.5 million people grappling with as much as three feet of snow and coastal flooding but sparing New York City residents who had braced for a significant blast.

Blizzard hits Boston and New England, spares New York despite forecasts

A powerful blizzard struck Boston and surrounding New England on Tuesday, leaving some 4.5 million people grappling with as much as three feet of snow and coastal flooding but sparing New York City residents who had braced for a significant blast.

Blizzard gives Hawaii summits a White Christmas

Some people in Hawaii are dreaming of a White Christmas.

Hopes fade for 40 missing after Nepal blizzard

 Hopes faded on Sunday for survivors of one of Nepal`s worst mountain disasters as villagers joined an intensive search by troops and government officials for as many as 40 people missing after an unseasonal blizzard killed 39.

Nepal snowstorm kills 3 Indians; toll rises to 30

At least 3 Indian trekkers were killed and 4 others rescued as the death toll in one of the worst snowstorms to hit Nepal's Himalayan mountain range reached 30 on Thursday.

CLT20 2014: Barbados Tridents vs Hobart Hurricanes – Scorecard

CLT20 2014: Barbados Tridents vs Hobart Hurricanes – Scorecard

Live updates from the 16th match of the Champions League Twenty20 between Barbados Tridents and Hobart Hurricanes at Mohali

China sounds blizzard alert, holiday travel disrupted

China today issued a blizzard alert for central and eastern regions, disrupting travel plans for millions seeking to return to work after family reunions during the Spring Festival holiday.

Canadian blizzard leads to highway wreck, 100 injured

Chain of traffic wrecks and pileups near Alberta were caused by a blizzard that swept across the Canadian plains.

US digs out after blizzard; 400,000 still powerless

The storm forced the cancellation of more than 5,000 flights, and knocked out power to more than 635,000 customers.

Flights resume at NY airports following blizzard

Major airports have reopened after a blizzard led to cancellation of flights in the Northeast US.

`Snowmageddon` cripples life in US cities, 2 killed

A blizzard of epic proportion covered the US capital and adjoining states with thick snow, killing at least two people and forcing thousands of residents to live without electricity in freezing temperatures.

Obama vows to beat `blizzard` of opposition

US President Barack Obama on Saturday vowed to beat a "blizzard" of opposition and to salvage his crusade for change, leaving a snow-buried White House to rally Democrats spooked by looming November polls.

Offices, schools close as eastern US braces for blizzard

Government offices and schools closed several hours ahead of schedule in Washington on Friday to enable people to head home before a major snowstorm hit.