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Polar vortex freezes US Midwest with snow, dangerously cold air

As much as two feet (60 cm) of snow was forecast in Wisconsin, and six inches (15 cm) in Illinois.

Jan 30, 2019, 12:20 PM IST

United States Midwest braces for record-breaking cold blast

The "coldest air mass in years" will hit the region on Tuesday with extreme cold lasting through Friday, the weather service said.

Jan 28, 2019, 13:37 PM IST

Pre-Christmas storms kill 6 in southern US, disrupt holiday traffic

Severe storms unleashing tornadoes, heavy rain and hail across the southern and central United States has left six people dead.

Dec 24, 2015, 09:14 AM IST

Record freeze extends to eastern United States, at least nine dead

A deadly blast of arctic air shattered decades-old temperature records as it enveloped the eastern United States on Tuesday, snarling air, road and rail travel, driving energy prices higher and overwhelming shelters for homeless people.

Jan 08, 2014, 02:30 AM IST

Sub-zero arctic blast strikes US

Icy, snow-covered roads and high winds made travel treacherous from the Dakotas to Michigan and Missouri as much of the US braced for dangerously cold temperatures that could break records.

Jan 06, 2014, 08:20 AM IST

US winter storm death toll at 12; no flight delays

The death toll from a powerful winter storm that pushed through the US midsection into the Northeast has risen to 12.

Dec 27, 2012, 14:08 PM IST