Elisabeth Ashby

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Nasa shares incredible photos of snowfall in the Sahara desert

The Sahara desert, which is the largest hot desert in the world, has been photographed with a fall of snow for the second time in three years.<p>Images …

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Tourists relieved as access to snowbound Swiss town returns

ZERMATT, Switzerland (AP) — Access to a Swiss village near the famed Matterhorn peak has reopened after unusually heavy snowfall blanketed roads and …

Sami villages ask for emergency support as ice blocks reindeer from food

Several Sami villages have applied for emergency assistance to help their reindeer, as the layer of ice under the snow makes it difficult for the …

Trump’s visit to Davos divides opinion

The announcement that US President Trump is to visit Switzerland later this month to attend the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum has …

Africa:Snow Falls in the Sahara Desert

[This is Africa] Aïn Séfra a town in the edge of the Sahara desert received some snow fall last week, quite a rare occurrence in the Sahara.

Freezing rain looms for London region Friday, Environment Canada says

What goes up, must come down – the mercury, that is.

19,000 Customers Without Power Across Union County

PSE&G and JCP&L report 19,000 customers are without power in Union County including in Berkeley Heights, Westfield, Scotch Plains, Cranford.<p>UNION …

Rain Returns To East Bay Next Week

Weather officials say the mountains will likely get more snow.<p>EAST BAY AREA, CA — Rain is expected to return to the Bay Area this coming Tuesday, …

Drastic Drop In Temperature Expected In Cherry Hill

A Code Blue advisory will be in effect from this weekend into next week.<p>CHERRY HILL, NJ — Camden County is expected to see a drop of 30 degrees by …

Mendham-Chester, NJ Hourly Weather Forecast

77°<p>Clear<p>Right now:<p>Clear for the hour.<p><b>Now:</b><p>Temperature (F): 77°<p>Chance of Precipitation: 0%<p>Mendham-Chester weather for the next 7 days:<p>Light rain next …

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Tampa, FL Hourly Weather Forecast

85°<p>Partly Cloudy<p>Right now:<p>Partly cloudy for the hour.<p><b>Now:</b><p>Temperature (F): 85°<p>Chance of Precipitation: 0%<p>Tampa weather for the next 7 days:<p>Light rain …

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Flooding on Interstate 90 in Lakewood forces lane closures

LAKEWOOD, Ohio -- High water on Interstate 90 in Lakewood is causing lane closures Friday afternoon.<p>The right lanes of Interstate 90 east are closed …

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NoVa Weather Forecast: Messy Weekend Of Rain, Snow, Sleet

The warm-up in the DC area is about to end. A strong cold front will push out the 65 degree highs and bring snow, sleet this weekend.<p>WASHINGTON, DC — …

Rainy weather expected to ease over the weekend: NEA

SINGAPORE: The rainy weather Singapore has been experiencing this month is expected to gradually ease over the weekend, said the National Environment …

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Long night for hundreds of passengers on Japan train trapped by snow

TOKYO (Reuters) - Hundreds of passengers spent a cramped and uncomfortable night and much of Friday morning stuck on a crowded train trapped by heavy snow at a railroad crossing not far from a station in northern Japan, an official said.<p>The Shinetsu Line in Niigata prefecture came to a halt just …

TIMELINE | Thunderstorms possible ahead of strong front, colder air

A strong cold front will make its way through Georgia Friday, and there is a chance it could bring thunderstorms.<p>At this point, 11Alive's …

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Flight cancellations, parking bans and other closures for expected Cleveland winter storm

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The expected winter storm is causing cancellations and parking bans, including departing and arrival flights from Cleveland …

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California mudslides: Man 'barely made it out' of car swept away by muddy floodwaters

A driver who rode a wave of muddy water down a twisting street in his car during a Southern California flood says he is lucky to be alive.<p>Footage has …

Another round of winter weather moves into the South

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A wintry blast coated parts of Kentucky and Tennessee with sleet and ice on Friday, forcing schools to close as the region …

Lakefront Trail, Lake Shore lane closed as winds kick up waves as high as 14 feet

The Lakefront Trail in Lincoln Park and downtown Chicago was closed and at least one lane on Lake Shore Drive was shut near Oak Street Friday afternoon as strong north winds kicked up waves as high as 14 feet on Lake Michigan.<p>The Chicago Park District decided to close the trail at North, Oak and …

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WA spared devastation as Joyce dwindles away

Western Australia’s north has been spared devastation, with Tropical Cyclone Joyce failing to morph into the massive, violent storm that had been …

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Gusty Winds Leave 3,400 Houstonians In The Dark

High winds downed power lines in communities throughout the Houston area Thursday night.<p>HOUSTON, TX — The Houston area was greeted with cold …

Cold wave tightens grip in north India; 22 trains cancelled

Children going to school amidst heavy fog on a cold morning in Lucknow on Tuesday. Photo: PTI<p><b>New Delhi:</b> The cold wave sweeping northern India …

Pandas take advantage of China's snowfall

Snowfall has coated a Panda breeding research base in south west China, with its residents seizing a rare opportunity to play to their heart's …

Weather: Snowfall warning ends in Edmonton

A snowfall warning issued for Edmonton and area has ended, though parts of central Alberta may still see snow Tuesday night as the winter storm …

Overlanding in the Snows of Japan

It took Coen 10 minutes to clear the roof, hood, and winch of a thick layer of snow. It had become part of a ritual now that we were on Hokkaido, the …

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Extreme Cold warning in effect for Yukon

Yukon's Emergency Measures Organization says people between kilometres 30 to 58 should be prepared to move within two hours of an evacuation …

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Extreme cold warning issued for Edmonton. Again.

A blanket of cold has enveloped the city prompting Environment Canada to issue an extreme cold warning for Edmonton, Sherwood Park and St. Albert.<p>The …

Provincetown officials fear worst of storm damage yet to be discovered

Residents and business owners in Provincetown are just beginning to clean up the damage following last week’s monster storm.<p>Dozens of homes and …

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It's So Cold On The US East Coast That The Ocean Is Freezing Solid

For the past couple of weeks, parts of North America have been chilling down to record temperatures, with massive snowfall and icy cold conditions …

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