OTTAWA — The airport and businesses remained closed in the capital of Newfoundland in Atlantic Canada on Saturday in the wake of a massive winter blizzard that buried cars in snow drifts and caused an avalanche in one neighborhood.
MELBOURNE — Parts of Australia’s east coast were hit by severe storms on Saturday, dousing some of the bushfires that have devastated the region for months but causing road closures and flash flooding.
The National Weather Service is warning that an ice storm will pummel northern New Hampshire, causing treacherous driving conditions and possible power outages, from Saturday evening into Sunday evening.
At least nine people died, more than 1,000 flights were canceled and hundreds of thousands were without power in several states on Saturday as a massive winter storm system dumped snow, freezing rain and hail.
SYDNEY — Pillars of fire and smoke from bushfires are tarnishing Australia’s reputation for pristine vistas abounding in wildlife and wreaking havoc on tourism, officials say, as authorities are forced to cancel concerts, close parks and evacuate towns.
SYDNEY - A third person was confirmed dead on Wednesday in devastating bushfires that engulfed Australia's southeast coast this week and a fourth was missing and feared dead, as navy ships rushed to provide supplies and assist with evacuations.
JEFFERSON — A Massachusetts man stranded with his family after getting lost and stuck on a snowmobile trail out of cell phone range used his vehicle’s roadside assistance feature to alert authorities early Sunday, Fish and Game Department officials said.
A coast-to-coast storm system is throwing a speed bump in holiday return travel plans, bringing the worst weather of the season to an extensive swath of the Lower 48. Heavy rain and even a tornado already struck Southern California as the storm moved ashore on Thursday, with hefty snows and …
Pacific Gas & Electric Company’s creditors have sweetened their offer to California wildfire victims, saying they are now prepared to pay $13.5 billion in cash upfront, according to a letter sent on Friday to state Gov. Gavin Newsom.
Warming temperatures, melting snow and a powerful storm system that’s expected to bring 1 to 2 inches of rain to much of New Hampshire could lead to sharp rises on area rivers and the potential for flooding.
Warmer temperatures and an inch of rain are expected to put a dent in the deep snowpack across parts of New Hampshire, but forecasters say it won’t completely melt away the chance of a white Christmas.
With more than a foot of snow falling earlier this week, McIntyre Ski Area will open early this year for skiing and snowboarding. A decision will likely be made Thursday on whether snow tubing will also open early.