Category: World Weather

Snow brings parts of Europe to standstill

Heavy snowfalls brought chaos to parts of Germany and Sweden on Friday, leaving roads blocked, trains halted and schools shut. The Red Cross helped drivers stuck on a motorway in the southern German state of Bavaria and a nine-year-old boy was killed by a falling tree. The front of a […]

Typhoon Kong-rey pounding Okinawa

Typhoon Kong-rey is battering Japan’s southern prefecture of Okinawa. It’s the second storm to hit the region in less than a week. At least 8 people were injured when they were blown over by gusts of wind. The typhoon is moving north over Okinawa. It has caused blackouts in […]