Heavy snow kills 5, disrupts travel in Japan

At least five people have died in heavy snow that has blanketed swathes of Japan, reports said Thursday, with more than two metres (6ft 7ins) lying in some places and more forecast.

Two dead, 89 injured as heavy snow hits Japan: Reports

Heavy snow and severe weather struck Tokyo and other areas across Japan on Saturday, leaving two dead and around 90 injured, reports said.

2 killed, 7.70 lakh people affected by heavy snow

Two people were killed and 7.70 lakh people affected as temperatures in northern China have dipped to their lowest in last 32-year, state media said.

Heavy snow, avalanches kill 16 in Afghanistan

Heavy snowfall and avalanches kill scores of people in
Afghanistan each winter.

Heavy snow hits Austria, shuts down key rail line

Railway operator OeBB said the line between Oetztal and Bludenz was expected to remain closed until Sunday afternoon.

Heavy snow, cold disrupt travel across Europe

Heavy snow and frigid temperatures caused further disruption across northern Europe.

Heavy snow hits air travel, roads in Europe

Heavy snow and freezing temperatures shut down European runways on Sunday.

Heavy snow, sandstorm hinder China quake relief

Heavy snow and a sandstorm delayed flights carrying relief supplies and workers to a remote Tibetan region trying to recover from a devastating earthquake, state media said on Sunday.

`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.