Berlin sees most snow in December since 1900s

Berlin sees most snow in December since 1900s

BERLIN, Dec. 28 (Xinhua) — German capital Berlin has experienced more snow this month than any other December of past 110 years, as more bitter cold is expected in the country’s east, the German Weather Service (DWD) said Tuesday.

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All-time October low recorded in Bavaria

All-time October low recorded in Bavaria
20 Oct 09

Meteorologists on Tuesday morning recorded the lowest ever October temperature in Germany, as the mercury dipped to a chilly -24.3 degrees Celsius in Bavaria’s Berchtesgaden national park.

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Iowa: Harsh winter leaves mark on flowers, trees, crops

Harsh winter leaves mark on flowers, trees, crops
June 21, 2009

The thermometer says another Iowa summer has arrived. But winter continues to hang around in the form of dead trees, flowers, plants and shrubs that were unable to rebound from one the snowiest and coldest seasons on record.


Iowa endures record-breaking cold

Iowa endures record-breaking cold
January 16, 2009

DES MOINES, Iowa – The bitter cold that has gripped Iowa for the past several days has reached a new low, but relief is finally in sight.


Record snow steals spotlight from frigid temperatures

Record snow steals spotlight from frigid temperatures
10 January 2009

Record snow during December in Oshkosh spawned a lot of conversation that’s kept the hot stove weather league going this winter.


Madrid airport closed as Europe seized by frigid weather

Madrid airport closed as Europe seized by frigid weather
January 10, 2009

A rare, heavy snowfall in central Spain closed Madrid’s airport and paralysed traffic in the city and several German rivers were frozen over as much of Europe remained in the grip of Siberian conditions on Friday.

The bitter cold which has embraced the much of the continent since the end of last year comes amid Russian gas cuts to several European countries.

But not everyone was unhappy about the cold snap, as people in the Netherlands rediscovered the pleasures of skating along the iced-over canals.

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