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Green blooms: Patches of Antarctica’s snow is turning green with algae due to global warming
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Green blooms: Patches of Antarctica’s snow is turning green with algae due to global warming

When the algae bloom in a large area simultaneously, it turns the snow bright green and it can be spotted from space.

Heavy snowfall in Kashmir forces closure of Jammu-Srinagar National Highway; all flights to and from capital cancelled
India

Heavy snowfall in Kashmir forces closure of Jammu-Srinagar National Highway; all flights to and from capital cancelled

Heavy snowfall across Kashmir on Thursday cut off the valley from the rest of the country as the arterial Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was closed for traffic while all flights to and fro Srinagar airport were cancelled

Alaskan seals are mysteriously dying since last year and authorities can't figure out why
science

Alaskan seals are mysteriously dying since last year and authorities can't figure out why

NOAA, the agency looking after the marine life, is looking at possible ecosystem influences, including diminished sea ice.

Artificial snow last ditch effort to save coastal cities form going into the ocean
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Artificial snow last ditch effort to save coastal cities form going into the ocean

Wind turbines will pump seawater to the surface which will be frozen into “snow” to weigh the sheet down.

Researchers have invented a new device that converts snow into electricity
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Researchers have invented a new device that converts snow into electricity

Generating electricity using snow is now possible using a very tiny device.

One way traffic resumes on Jammu-Srinagar highway; thousands of vehicles were stranded on 270-km stretch since five days
India

One way traffic resumes on Jammu-Srinagar highway; thousands of vehicles were stranded on 270-km stretch since five days

Thousands of vehicles were stranded after the 270-kilometre strategic highway, the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with rest of the country, was closed on Monday after multiple landslides and sinking of a portion of a road near Ramban town.

Five rescued after avalanche strikes Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district, say officials
India

Five rescued after avalanche strikes Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district, say officials

The avalanche occurred in Chrawan area of Ajas in north Kashmir's Bandipora district early on Saturday morning, disaster management department officials said.

Fresh avalanche in Kinnaur kills 1, traps 5: 'Operational risks' take their toll on soldiers deployed in higher ridges
India

Fresh avalanche in Kinnaur kills 1, traps 5: 'Operational risks' take their toll on soldiers deployed in higher ridges

The army has been taking help of the Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment, a laboratory under the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), to map avalanche-prone areas.

Ten Jammu and Kashmir policemen feared trapped as avalanche strikes Kulgam district near Jawahar Tunnel
India

Ten Jammu and Kashmir policemen feared trapped as avalanche strikes Kulgam district near Jawahar Tunnel

At least 10 policemen were feared trapped inside their post after an avalanche struck Kulgam district near the Jawahar Tunnel on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway on Thursday evening, police said.

Heavy snowfall results in cancellations of 15 flights to Srinagar; Jammu-Srinagar highway closed after landslides
India

Heavy snowfall results in cancellations of 15 flights to Srinagar; Jammu-Srinagar highway closed after landslides

The situation in Srinagar arose as Kashmir is witnessing a fresh spell of wet weather with higher reaches receiving heavy snowfall and plains lashed by a mix of rain and snow.

Polar vortex makes US cities colder than South Pole; 22 states record sub zero temperatures, whiteout conditions
World

Polar vortex makes US cities colder than South Pole; 22 states record sub zero temperatures, whiteout conditions

At least 22 states recorded sub-zero temperatures Wednesday and 139 million people in the U.S. who were under a wind chill advisory or wind chill warning as of midday Wednesday, according to information from the National Weather Service.

Delhi weather today: National Capital wakes up to heavy rains, hailstorm, waterlogging; north India gets a fresh cover of snow
India

Delhi weather today: National Capital wakes up to heavy rains, hailstorm, waterlogging; north India gets a fresh cover of snow

The National Capital of Delhi woke up to a day of heavy rains, thunder and hailstorm and gusty winds which improved the air quality in the city as north India received a fresh cover of snow.

Srinagar-Jammu highway closed after Kashmir receives fresh snowfall; MeT forecasts light precipitation for next 24 hours
India

Srinagar-Jammu highway closed after Kashmir receives fresh snowfall; MeT forecasts light precipitation for next 24 hours

Traffic on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway was suspended this morning due to fresh snowfall in Kashmir an official said. The decision to resume traffic on the national highway would be taken once there is an improvement in the weather and the snow is cleared off the road.

Cold wave intensifies accross Kashmir as mercury slips below freezing point; water bodies, supply lines turn ice
India

Cold wave intensifies accross Kashmir as mercury slips below freezing point; water bodies, supply lines turn ice

Srinagar — the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir — which recorded the coldest night in 11 years on Monday at minus 6.8C, experienced some respite as the mercury settled over a degree higher at minus 5.5C last night, a Met department official said.

Sub-zero temperatures hit Kashmir as Chillai-Kalan, the harshest winter period, sets in; Srinagar relatively warm
India

Sub-zero temperatures hit Kashmir as Chillai-Kalan, the harshest winter period, sets in; Srinagar relatively warm

The Chillai-Kalan period ends on 31 January, but the cold wave continues even after that in Kashmir. The 40-day period is followed by a 20-day Chillai-Khurd (small cold) and a 10-day long Chillai-Bachha (baby cold).

Daily life across Europe hit by persistent snow, freezing conditions from Siberian cold snap
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Daily life across Europe hit by persistent snow, freezing conditions from Siberian cold snap

Persistent snow and freezing conditions from a Siberian cold snap snarled transit Wednesday and caused a handful of deaths across a swathe of Europe.

'Beast from the East': Snow, freezing winds from Siberian cold snap cause deaths, snap transit routes across Europe
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'Beast from the East': Snow, freezing winds from Siberian cold snap cause deaths, snap transit routes across Europe

Persistent snow and freezing conditions from a Siberian cold snap snarled transit Wednesday and caused a handful of deaths across a swathe of Europe.

Snow Country: Its dazzling beauty blinds; only those who live with it know the ruthlessness of snow
Life

Snow Country: Its dazzling beauty blinds; only those who live with it know the ruthlessness of snow

Winter sees people flocking to the hills, looking for snow. Lost between the negative press for the Indian summer and the picture-postcard imagery is the reality of snow's ruthlessness to those who must live with it | #FirstCulture

Shimla witnesses first snowfall of the season as cold wave sweeps north India
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Shimla witnesses first snowfall of the season as cold wave sweeps north India

The capital of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla, and its surrounding areas received snowfall, while mid and lowers hills witnessed scattered rains.

'So cold, even the eyelashes freeze': Russia's remote Yakutia region records minus 67 degrees Celcius
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'So cold, even the eyelashes freeze': Russia's remote Yakutia region records minus 67 degrees Celcius

Even thermometers can't keep up with plunging temperatures in Russia's remote Yakutia region, which hit minus 67 degrees Celsius in some areas on Tuesday.