Jan 21

A polar bear family playing on the ice

Blizzard warning for Washington DC and suburbs:

Potential life-threatening conditions – 24 to 30 inches of snow in western suburbs – That’s waist deep for some people!

Winter storm warning for 12 states:

Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, Arkansas, Missouri, Tennessee, Michigan, Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina and New York.

Blizzards in Moldavia – Entire villages snowbound:

Snow exceeds 1 meter high (more than 3 ft) in some places.

South Korea – Record power demand brought on by severe cold:

South Korea’s power demand soared to an all-time high on Tuesday as the country was hit by a severe cold wave, the government said Tuesday.

Mongolia experiencing dzud (mass death of livestock):

Japan – Heavy snowfall cuts power to more than 50,000:

Some 232 cm (7½ ft) of snowfall in the Sukayu hot spring resort in Aomori.

Heavy snowfall in northern Japan – Residents evacuate:

Four feet (120 cm) of snow is expected in areas of Hokkaido by Wednesday morning, according to local media.

Heavy snowfall across Greece:

More than 2 feet of snow in some areas. Traffic in mountainous and semi-mountainous areas conducted only with snow chains.

Moscow has already DOUBLED normal January snowfall:

And it’s only the 19th!

Snowfall Wreaks Havoc in Ukraine – Video:

The heavy snowfall forced the international airport to cancel over a dozen flights this week.

Ice freezes windmills in Sweden:

 Helicopters a new weapon against ice

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