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Japan:Deaths from snow-related accidents reach 63

Friday, February 3, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Feb. 3, 2012

Heavy snow is wreaking havoc in Japan, raising the number of deaths from related accidents.

The Fire and Disaster Management Read more…

Japan:Heavy snow stalls 100 cars in Aomori

Thursday, February 2, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Feb. 2, 2012

Heavy snow has stranded more than 100 cars on a main road in Aomori Prefecture, northern Japan.

Prefectural officials say traffic has been stalled since Wednesday evening on a nearly 40-kilometer stretch. Read more…

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Japan:Snow-related deaths rise to 51 in Japan

Wednesday, February 1, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Feb. 1, 2012

Deaths from snow-related accidents are increasing at a faster pace in Japan, as heavy snowfall hits northern parts of the country.

The Fire and Disaster Management Agency says 51 people have died in snow-related incidents so far this winter, excluding traffic accidents. Thirty of them have died in the past 15 days. Read more…

Iran:Rare autumn snow blankets Iran’s capital, Tehran

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 Comments off

A rare autumn snowfall has blanketed Tehran. It’s the first for the Iranian capital in more than half a century.

Heavy snow occurred throughout the country on Tuesday when temperatures fell to minus 2 degrees Celsius. Read more…

3 dead in US East Coast snowstorm

Sunday, October 30, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 30,2011

An unusually early snowstorm has struck the US East Coast, leaving at least 3 people dead and 2 million households without power. Read more…

US snow causes blackouts, flight cancellations

Sunday, October 30, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 30,2011

An unusually early snowstorm has struck the US East Coast, causing power cuts and flight cancellations.

The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, says a cold air mass over the East Coast is bringing snow from early Saturday morning. Read more…