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At least eight killed in two days after three deadly avalanches hit Austria

A person was killed and four others injured in an avalanche in western Austria on Saturday, police said, a day after two other avalanches killed seven skiers as heavy snowfall followed by warmer weather made for unusually dangerous conditions. Austrian broadcaster ORF said the person killed in Saturday’s avalanche in the municipality of Schmirn, in […]

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Winter storm packing heavy snow and strong winds pummel US East Coast, 70 million affected

A powerful winter storm packing heavy snow and high winds has pummeled the United States East Coast, forcing the cancellation of thousands of flights as severe weather alerts were sounded across the region of nearly 70 million people. With blizzard warnings in effect, cities including New York and Boston bore the brunt of the storm […]

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United States: Winter storm with intensity of hurricane to unleash snow and blizzard-like conditions this weekend

A winter storm with the intensity of a hurricane, snow measured in feet and blizzard-like conditions will impact major Northeast cities this weekend. Models show a nor’easter with blockbuster potential for the weekend, mainly late Friday through Saturday. There are still questions about how much snow will pile up and how extreme winds will get. […]

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South Carolina cops arrest well-known ice queen ‘Elsa’ as prime suspect behind winter storm

After a snowstorm froze over the eastern portion of the United States, South Carolina police released bodycam footage showing the arrest of a well-known ice queen. The “rare” footage showed Elsa from Disney’s Frozen franchise reveling in the freshly fallen snow that blanketed the scenery around her. Then, she spotted the police and ran. “Freeze!” […]

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Heavy snowstorm bashes US east coast

A massive winter storm pounded the US east coast, grounding flights, shuttering vaccination sites and bringing New York City to a standstill. Parts of Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania received snowfall up to 30 inches. New York City and New Jersey have both declared a state of emergency. The US National Weather […]