Deadly icy snap sweeps across Europe, authorities struggling to cope (PHOTOS)

Deadly icy snap sweeps across Europe, authorities struggling to cope (PHOTOS) MOSCOW — When temperatures hit the lowest reading in 120 years this past weekend, what did Muscovites do? The ones who could went out and had fun. Russia takes off the week between New Year’s and Eastern Orthodox Christmas, which fell on …

Washington Post

Thousands of refugees at risk of hypothermia and frostbite living in -20C in Serbia

Refugees stranded in the freezing cold in Serbia are being treated for frostbite and are at risk of hypothermia, medical charity MSF is warning. More than 7,500 people are stranded in Serbia living in overcrowded camps and abandoned buildings in the

ITV News

Europe’s deep freeze causes deaths, disrupts traffic

A woman shelters from snowfall with an umbrella as she walks through the street on a cold winter day in Belgrade, Serbia, Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. With temperatures dropping to -30 degrees Celsius (-22 Fahrenheit) Serbian authorities have declared …

Daily Astorian

Fears for migrants as winter weather takes its grip

BLIZZARDS and dangerously low temperatures persisted in parts of Europe yesterday. In Serbia, aid workers scrambled to help hundreds of migrants sleeping rough in parks and makeshift shelters. The extreme weather has caused more than a dozen deaths …

Shanghai Daily (subscription)

Emergency measures in place as sub-zero temperatures grip Serbia

Emergency measures in place as sub-zero temperatures grip Serbia. A skies near Destne v Orlickych Horach in the Czech Republicwhere the the temperature dropping as low as minus 34.6 degrees Celsius (-30 F) on Saturday in the Sumava mountain range …

the Irish News

Refugees Risk Freezing To Death In Serbian Warehouses

Thousands of refugees have found themselves trapped in Serbia, completely unprepared for winter storms, waiting at the hope that officials might let them through Hungary’s closed border. Temperatures outside of Belgrade have dipped as low as minus 20 C …

Huffington Post Canada

Freezing weather continues to cause disruption across Europe

European countries normally used to a warmer climate at this time of year are struggling with freezing cold temperatures, snow and ice. Here’s a selection of your photos. Icicles hanging from snow covered bush Efe Bülent. More than 20 people are known

BBC News

Hundreds Brave Moscow’s Freezing Temperatures for Bike Parade

Hundreds of hardy cyclists on Sunday braved temperatures as low as -27 degrees Celsius (-16.6 degrees Fahrenheit) in Moscow to complete a mass bike ride through the snow-bound Russian capital. RELATED: 6 Awesome Mass Bike Rides That Are All …


Emergency Measures in Parts of Serbia to Battle Snow, Cold

Serbian authorities have declared emergency measures in nine municipalities in central and southern parts of the country as fresh snow and extremely low temperatures that have blocked roads and cut off villages. Emergency officials said Monday that

Livingston Enterprise

Blizzards, Dangerous Cold Leave Eastern Europe Reeling

PHOTO: The U.S. isn’t the only country dealing with extreme and dangerous weather conditions. (Photo via Royal Broil on Flickr). A recent string of blizzards and dangerously low temperatures in Europe over the weekend has resulted in multiple deaths


Europe Freeze Brings Deaths, Power Outages and Closures

Frigid weather has caused at least four deaths in the last three days In Albania. Snow stopped falling on Monday, but freezing temperatures continue to engulf the whole country. A 52-year old Albanian man on Monday died in the town of Golem, 80

New York Times

Deadly icy snap sweeps across Europe, authorities struggling to cope (PHOTOS)

Europe is beginning to count the cost of the deadly cold snap sweeping across the continent, with the first deaths reported over the weekend. Social workers in Serbia have been trying to ease the living conditions of migrants living in makeshift


Migrants battle cold in Serbia and Hungary

Around 1,500 migrants from Asia and the Middle East found sheltering in abandoned warehouses in Belgrade in order to survive a cold snap which on Monday (January 9) brought night-time temperatures to below -20C in the region. Hundreds of men, mainly …