It’s Already Snowing in Chile | Valle Nevado is getting pounded!

It’s Already Snowing in Chile | Valle Nevado is getting pounded!

http://unofficialnetworks.com
April 27, 2012

It is the equivalent of late October below the equator and  Valle Nevado, Chile is already getting pounded with snow. Here are some photos from their Facebook Page showing the extent of the new fallen snow.   For more info on Valle Nevado and their new gondola check out this article by The Ski Channel – Chile Prepares For Big Winter.

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Australia: Rain, hail, and snow drive state into an early winter

Rain, hail, and snow drive state into an early winter

http://www.theage.com.au
May 3, 2012

Winter’s official arrival may still be a month off but it won’t feel so far away today with rain, hail and snow set to fall on Victoria.

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NL: Severe damage to fruit cultivation after severe winter

NL: Severe damage to fruit cultivation after severe winter

http://www.freshplaza.com
12 April 2012

Fruit cultivation has suffered tens of millions of euro damage as a result of severe cold this Winter. Almost all over the Netherlands there is damage. The damage is most severe in Flevoland and North Holland, in the north of the country. Also parts of Utrecht and North Brabant further south have been hit hard. Pears have been especially damaged, but other fruit as well.

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Record Winter Snow in Anchorage

Record Winter Snow in Anchorage

http://blogs.woodtv.com
April 9th, 2012

Anchorage, Alaska has broken a 57-year old record for the snowiest winter in history.

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France’s Wheat Area to Slump to Nine-Year Low on Winter Kill

France’s Wheat Area to Slump to Nine-Year Low on Winter Kill

http://www.bloomberg.com
Apr 7, 2012

France’s soft-wheat growing area may fall to the lowest in nine years after freezing temperatures destroyed fields in the European Union’s largest grower of the grain, the government’s crop office reported.

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April snowstorm hits Moscow

April snowstorm hits Moscow

http://www.dailystar.com.lb
April 05, 2012

…The snowstorm comes as a major test of patience for Muscovites who have endured an unusually cold and long winter lasting five months. Russians consider that spring begins on March 1…

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UK: Snow And Gales Cause Power Cuts And Gridlock

Snow And Gales Cause Power Cuts And Gridlock

http://news.sky.com
April 04, 2012

Tens of thousands of homes have been left without power and thousands of drivers experienced long delays as snow, ice and strong winds hit the North East.

The wintry weather has brought down hundreds of power cables across northern England since the bad weather arrived on Tuesday afternoon, affecting around 90,000 homes.

Between six and eight inches of snow fell in high parts of the Peak District, Pennines and Cumbria overnight, as blizzard conditions spread south from Scotland.

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Snow Is Moving South After Hitting Scotland

http://news.sky.com
April 03, 2012

Snow is predicted to fall in northern England and Ireland and possibly in the Midlands and Wales, after around eight inches (19cm) came down across parts of Scotland.

Temperatures are set to plummet to as low as -5C tonight north of the border, as the big chill moves south, following one of the warmest-ever Marchs.

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Emergency Aid In Russia To Combat Effects Of Extended Cold

Emergency Aid In Russia To Combat Effects Of Extended Cold

http://www.real-science.com
April 3, 2012

The Voice of Russia

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev ordered the government to start preparing emergency aid for Tajikistan to help tackle the aftermath of an unusually cold and long winter, his web site said on Friday.

Earlier in the day, Tajik President Emomali Rakhmon requested aid at a meeting with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. Putin “pledged that emergency humanitarian assistance will be rendered as soon as possible,” his website said.

Many roads and bridges were also damaged or destroyed as a result of a long spell of cold weather.

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UK: Change on the way, snow risk in run up to Easter

Change on the way, snow risk in run up to Easter

http://www.theweatheroutlook.com
30/03/2012

…High pressure will then build back in, but on Monday and Tuesday another cold front will move down from the north, and the rain on the back edge of this could turn to sleet or snow in places. This will be followed by cold weather with wintry showers, and the risk of significant snowfall over the Scottish mountains. By Easter, unsettled and possibly still quite chilly conditions look likely, with the driest and warmest weather probably in the south west….

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Cold weather keeping Ice Alaska park open through April 1

Cold weather keeping Ice Alaska park open through April 1

http://newsminer.com
Mar 23, 2012

FAIRBANKS — It’s a sign that spring is not quite here yet.

Thanks to what has been a much-colder-than-normal March, the Ice Alaska ice park at the end of Phillips Field Road will stay open until April 1, a week longer than was planned. The ice park was originally scheduled to close on Sunday.

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