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BELGRADE, Serbia | Snow in the Balkans disrupts traffic, closes down schools

BELGRADE, Serbia—Jan 11, 2019—Heavy snowfall this week in the Balkans has closed down schools, left remote villages cut off and disrupted traffic and power supplies in many areas in the region. Serbia’s state TV said Friday that four municipalities in the southwest of the country have introduced emergency measures, warning of snow piling up on … Continue reading BELGRADE, Serbia | Snow in the Balkans disrupts traffic, closes down schools

TRENTON, N.J. | Exhausted commuters point fingers after crippling snowstorm

TRENTON, N.J. — The first snowfall of the season lingered Friday in the Northeast as thousands of exhausted commuters pointed their fingers at politicians and meteorologists for leaving them creeping along highways or stuck in mass transit hubs because of a storm that left seven dead as it moved through the Midwest and South. Some … Continue reading TRENTON, N.J. | Exhausted commuters point fingers after crippling snowstorm

WASHINGTON | Wet and mild: Warm winter predicted for much of the US

WASHINGTON — Winter looks wet and especially mild for much of the country, thanks to a weak El Nino brewing, U.S. meteorologists said. The National Weather Service on Thursday predicted a warmer than normal winter for the northern and western three-quarters of the nation. The greatest chance for warmer than normal winter weather is in … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Wet and mild: Warm winter predicted for much of the US

ATHENS, Greece | Cyclone warning as gale-force winds batter Greece

ATHENS, Greece — Meteorologists are warning of a high probability of a tropical-like cyclone forming in the Ionian Sea to the southwest of the Greek mainland, as gale-force winds continued to batter the country and forced the closure of most schools. Ferries remained in port Thursday, severing islands’ connection to the mainland. Trees have fallen … Continue reading ATHENS, Greece | Cyclone warning as gale-force winds batter Greece

TRENTON, N.C. | Hurricane rating system fails to account for deadly rain

TRENTON, N.C. — When meteorologists downgraded Hurricane Florence from a powerful Category 4 storm to a Category 2 and then a Category 1, Wayne Mills figured he could stick it out. He regrets it. The Neuse River, normally 150 feet away, lapped near his door in New Bern, North Carolina, on Sunday even as the … Continue reading TRENTON, N.C. | Hurricane rating system fails to account for deadly rain

HONOLULU | The Latest: Feds: Tropical Storm Lane still dangerous

HONOLULU  — The Latest on Tropical Storm Lane (all times local): 4 a.m. Federal officials say Hawaii residents shouldn’t let their guard down now that a once-powerful hurricane that threatened the island state has become a tropical storm. The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator says that although Lane is no longer a … Continue reading HONOLULU | The Latest: Feds: Tropical Storm Lane still dangerous

KOCHIN, India | Indian military scales down flood rescue operations

KOCHIN, India — The Indian military is scaling down rescue operations in the southern state of Kerala, where intense floods killed more than 200 people and drove hundreds of thousands from their homes. Decreasing rains and floodwaters means the navy can cut back on its rescue teams in Kerala, navy spokesman Capt. D.K. Sharma said … Continue reading KOCHIN, India | Indian military scales down flood rescue operations