Harsh Winter Kills 40 Children in Afghanistan

Harsh Winter Kills 40 Children in Afghanistan

http://www.naharnet.com
February 19, 2012

A harsh winter has killed almost 40 children in Afghanistan in the past month, most of them in refugee camps in Kabul with aid groups warning Sunday of more deaths as temperatures keep falling.

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Due to cold weather: Russian gas supplies down 30% at Austrian hub

Russian gas supplies down 30% at Austrian hub

http://www.focus-fen.net
2 February, 2012

Vienna.Deliveries of Russian natural gas to one of Europe’s biggest gas hubs, Baumgarten in Austria, are down around 30 percent due to cold weather

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250 Children die in harsh Peru winter as freezing temperatures arrived almost three months earlier than usual

Children die in harsh Peru winter

http://news.bbc.co.uk
12 July 2009

Almost 250 children under the age of five have died in a wave of intensely cold weather in Peru.

Children die from pneumonia and other respiratory infections every year during the winter months particularly in Peru’s southern Andes.

But this year freezing temperatures arrived almost three months earlier than usual.

Experts blame climate change for the early arrival of intense cold which began in March.

Winter in the region does not usually begin until June.

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Harsh winter leads to fish kills in Minneapolis

Harsh winter leads to fish kills in Minneapolis

http://www.kxnet.com
April 4, 2009

MINNEAPOLIS Spring walks around some Minneapolis lakes might come with a whiff of fish because those lakes are experiencing a fish kill after a harsh winter.

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