extreme cold

  • January 8, 2015  

    In our news wrap Thursday, there were no reported deaths in Syria for the first time in three years due to frigid temperatures and storms. But activists warned that the weather conditions are “catastrophic” for refugees in Jordan and Lebanon. Also, record-breaking cold temperatures hit states from New England to the Midwest, causing school closures and some breakdowns in public transportation. Continue reading

  • January 27, 2014  

    A natural gas pipeline explosion in Manitoba, Canada around midnight CST Saturday has left nearly 4,000 without heat in Canada and shortages in the United States as temperatures continue to drop below freezing. Continue reading