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Monday 20 March 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Snowstorm

This month
March 2023
# Storm Juliette
Snowstorm in Mallorca: Rescues, power cuts, sinkholes and snowmen
The government confirmed that residents of the island are in “good health” and that three helicopters were taking part in the search and evacuation operation.
Last year
Americans dig out from 'blizzard of the century' as death toll passes 50
As temperatures plummeted, commuters and some residents fleeing their freezing homes became trapped on highways.
# Snowstorm
Backlash in Greece over snow storm 'fiasco' as thousands of cars left stranded
The army was brought in to help police, fire and state crews extricate some 3,500 stranded motorists.
# standstill
Istanbul airport shuts as rare snowstorm blankets parts of southeast Europe
The airport said this evening that service would not resume before 4am (1am Irish time).
# murree
At least 21 die trapped in vehicles after snowstorm in Pakistan
The military has been mobilised to clear roads and rescue people still trapped.
All time
# us snowstorms
Christmas weekend snowstorm causes chaos in California and Nevada
Three people were injured in a 20-car-pile-up near Reno, where drivers described limited visibility yesterday.
# Snowstorm
17 fishermen feared dead after trawler sinks in Arctic Russia
Officials said that two people had been rescued by a passing vessel but hopes were quickly fading that more survivors could be found.
# Let It Snow
US officials expect widespread disruption after major snowstorm hits east coast
The winter storm leaves millions facing more than 30cm of snow a week before Christmas.
# Pyrenees mountains
'Like a miracle': British woman in Spain revived after 6 hours in cardiac arrest
“The hypothermia killed her but also saved her,” Spanish doctors said.
# Mount Gurja
Snowstorm kills nine climbers on Nepal peak
The bodies of four South Koreans and four Nepali guides were spotted among the wreckage of their camp.
# All White on the Night
New York snowstorms disrupt Conlan's final preparations for professional debut
The Belfast boxer fights Tim Ibarra at Madison Square Garden on St Patrick’s Day.
# East Coast
Flights from Dublin Airport to US cancelled as Storm Stella hits the east coast
Thousands of flights have been cancelled and schools closed in the US, as the storm drops snow and sleet across the region.
# cancelled events
Snowstorm changes Enda Kenny's US plans
An event honouring John F Kennedy in Boston is among those to have been cancelled.
# lotion
The most embarrassing dad ever trolled his son during a snowstorm report
Oh NO.
# hate that
There's been heavy snow in Australia and people don't know what's going on
Even the ‘Sunshine state’ Queensland has been blanketed.
# Take a Break
Brrr! America braces itself for 'truly frigid' weather
Cold. Very, very cold.
# thundersnow
This weatherman is WAY too excited about catching some 'snowthunder'
# winter storm knife
Deadly US snow burst kills 8 people... and there's more snow to come
A State of Emergency is in effect across Buffalo’s Erie County.
# snow no no
US students make gigantic snowball, wreak havoc on campus
The thing weighed over 57 stone. Can you IMAGINE?
# Severe Weather
Heaviest snow in decades leaves 11 dead, over 1,000 injured in Japan
Most of the deaths involved road crashes and many of the injuries were caused by falls on the ice.
# Dilemma
The burning question*: Does prospect of snow excite or fill you with dread?
It’s Monday, so let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)
# Blizzard
Powerful winter storms blanket central US‎
Up to 25 centimetres of snow were expected in the Chicago by the time the storm passes tomorrow night.
# Blizzard
Blizzard kills two, grinds US northeast to halt
The storm dumped more than a foot and a half of snow on New York state and Connecticut, severing power and transport links for tens of millions of people.
# survivor
US student survives after nine days stranded in snow
Lauren Weinberg got stuck in a mountain area of Arizona with no heavy coat, blankets or gloves and only two candy bars for food.
# Tragic
Kenyan runner has two feet amputated after US snow storm
Marko Cheseto suffered a near-fatal case of frostbite after he disappeared for two days in Alaska.
In pictures: Freak snowstorms paralyse north-east US
The storms have been blamed for at least 21 deaths, while more than two million homes have been left without power.