Freeze Kills Dozens In Eastern Europe

Freeze Kills Dozens In Eastern Europe
January 31, 2012

Heavy snow and a severe cold snap are reported to have killed dozens of people across Eastern Europe.

Ukraine’s Emergency Situations Ministry said 18 people have died of hypothermia in recent days, and nearly 500 people have sought medical help for frostbite and hypothermia.

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Farmers’ Almanac: Frigid 2010 forecast

Frigid 2010 forecast: More Crazy Weather Ahead
August 30th, 2009

After a late start to summer, and a soggy one in many areas, the new, hot of the presses, 2010 Farmers’ Almanac is here, and within its pages is a prediction for an “Ice Cold Sandwich” winter.

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Australia: Cold air brings a bone chilling morning

Cold air replaces warmth in southeast
August 8, 2009

…In New South Wales, minimums tended four to eight degrees below average across the southern inland in particular. Goulburn Airport fell to minus seven, eight below average and their coldest August night in six years. Thredbo’s minus nine, six below average, was their coldest in a month.

In Victoria, the inland froze as the mercury fell to seven below average. Mildura hit minus one, their coldest August night in 10 years. Tatura’s minus three, their coldest in 12 years for August, was remarkable after an unusually warm 11 degrees the previous night.

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NZ: ‘Unusual’ chill set to ease

‘Unusual’ chill set to ease
1 June 2009

A cold snap has struck South Canterbury, with blizzard-type conditions hitting parts of the region.

MetService staff said temperatures were bitterly cold in the South Island, with a high of just 6 degrees in Timaru yesterday.

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