A strong storm system packing damaging winds, dense fog, and heavy snow pelted the central part of the US on Thursday, causing massive traffic jams and loss of power, meteorologists said.
At least a dozen tornadoes were reported i
A winter storm that froze the US southeast in its tracks pushed north, with driving winds and heavy snow snarling travel and closing many schools from Washington to Connecticut, creating havoc for winter-weary parents.
A rare ice storm turned Atlanta into a slippery mess on Wednesday, stranding thousands for hours on frozen roadways and raising questions about how city leaders prepared for and handled the cold snap that slammed the US South.
The governors of New York and New Jersey declared a state of emergency and pleaded with residents to stay indoors on Thursday as a major snowstorm bore down on the northeastern US, delaying or canceling thousands of flights.
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London's Heathrow Airport cancelled a fifth of flights on Sunday and airlines scrapped 40 percent of flights to Paris's main airports as snow blanketed parts of Europe, with more forecast.
Air France predicted more cancell
An unseasonably early-winter storm brought snow, rain and dangerous winds to the US Northeast, plunging many residents of the most populous region of the country back into darkness just as they were recovering from Superstorm S
US crude prices rose above $91 a barrel, hovering just below a 26-month top hit in the previous session, supported by a weaker dollar and hopes that a major snow storm on the US East Coast would stoke demand for heating oil.
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