Winter weather

Cars in snowy conditions on the A192 road near Blyth, north east England, Thursday March 1, 2018. Persistent snow and freezing conditions are causing delays in many parts of Britain, with roads and train service hit particularly hard. Emergency officials said many drivers had to be rescued from stranded vehicles. (Owen Humphreys/PA via AP)
March 01, 2018 - 9:54 am
GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the wintry weather hitting Europe (all times local): 3:50 p.m. The World Health Organization says the cold weather hitting Europe poses health risks, particularly to people in vulnerable situations. The agency's European head, Zsuzsanna Jakab, says the cold, even when...
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The fire brigade of Airport Security Services (SSA) rides snowplows removing snow on the runway during at the Geneva Airport, in Geneva, Switzerland, Thursday, March 1, 2018. Geneva's airport has been closed "until further notice" after the Swiss city was blanketed by snowfall overnight. (Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP)
March 01, 2018 - 8:37 am
GENEVA (AP) — Exceptional snow and wind forced airports to close Thursday in Scotland, Switzerland and France and stranded several hundred drivers in their cars as a Siberian cold snap stretched across Europe. Geneva's airport closed after the Swiss city was hit with 13 centimeters (about five...
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In this aerial image taken Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, the Santa Maria della Salute Basilica (Saint Mary of Health) on the Grand Canal in Venice, northern Italy, is covered by a blanket of snow as freezing weather from a Siberian cold snap persists in large part of the country. (Lumina Film Bauer Palace via AP)
March 01, 2018 - 8:34 am
GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the wintry weather hitting Europe (all times local): 2:35 p.m. Officials say Geneva's airport has reopened after teams scrambled to de-ice planes, tarmacs and other facilities that had led to a several-hour shutdown following sudden snowfall overnight. The officials...
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In this aerial image taken Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, the Santa Maria della Salute Basilica (Saint Mary of Health) on the Grand Canal in Venice, northern Italy, is covered by a blanket of snow as freezing weather from a Siberian cold snap persists in large part of the country. (Lumina Film Bauer Palace via AP)
March 01, 2018 - 8:11 am
GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the wintry weather hitting Europe (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Macedonia's government has urged employers to exempt pregnant women and people aged over 60 from work for a day due to the freezing conditions. The lowest temperature in Macedonia on Thursday was minus 18...
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The fire brigade of Airport Security Services (SSA) rides snowplows removing snow on the runway during at the Geneva Airport, in Geneva, Switzerland, Thursday, March 1, 2018. Geneva's airport has been closed "until further notice" after the Swiss city was blanketed by snowfall overnight. (Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP)
March 01, 2018 - 6:19 am
GENEVA (AP) — Exceptional snow and wind forced airports to close Thursday in Scotland, Switzerland and France and stranded several hundred drivers in their cars as a Siberian cold snap stretched across Europe. Geneva's airport closed after the Swiss city was hit with 13 centimeters (about five...
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Pedestrian walk in the gardens of the Champs Elysees after overnight snowfalls, in Paris, France, Thursday, March 1, 2018. Snow blanketed Paris and the surrounding region, and authorities urged Paris commuters to leave their cars at home because of dangerous conditions. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
March 01, 2018 - 5:55 am
GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the wintry weather hitting Europe (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Braving an Arctic blast sweeping across Europe, about two dozen officials from the Paris region have spent a frigid night outdoors to call attention to the plight of the homeless. Snow began falling before...
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A man walks his dog at Ocean Beach as the sun sets in San Francisco, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. Forecasters said the next weather system will arrive in Northern California on Wednesday, and reach the south by Thursday, bringing much more precipitation. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
March 01, 2018 - 2:35 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Motorists were warned to stay off Northern California mountain roads as a major winter storm was expected to bring heavy snowfall, powerful winds and torrential rains at lower elevations Thursday. Meanwhile predictions of widespread showers across the southern end of the state...
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Members of the Household Cavalry return to their barracks as snow falls in London, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Britain, which is buffered by the Atlantic Ocean and tends to have temperate winters, saw heavy snow in some areas that disrupted road, rail and air travel and forced hundreds of schools to close. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
February 28, 2018 - 9:55 am
LONDON (AP) — Persistent snow and freezing conditions from a Siberian cold snap snarled transit Wednesday and caused a handful of deaths across a swathe of Europe from Britain to the Balkans. In the U.K., where the weather system has been dubbed "the beast from the east," the weather office issued...
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Mute swans gather near the shore of the Pond in Kensington Gardens after overnight snow falls in London, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Britain, which is buffered by the Atlantic Ocean and tends to have temperate winters, saw heavy snow in some areas that disrupted road, rail and air travel and forced hundreds of schools to close. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
February 28, 2018 - 7:21 am
LONDON (AP) — Persistent snow and freezing conditions from a Siberian cold snap are causing delays in many parts of Britain and mainland Europe, with roads and train service hit particularly hard. Many rail systems were disrupted, in the northern and eastern parts of Britain, and several lines of...
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Mute swans gather near the shore of the Pond in Kensington Gardens after overnight snow falls in London, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Britain, which is buffered by the Atlantic Ocean and tends to have temperate winters, saw heavy snow in some areas that disrupted road, rail and air travel and forced hundreds of schools to close. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
February 28, 2018 - 6:52 am
LONDON (AP) — Persistent snow and freezing conditions are causing delays in many parts of Britain, with roads and train service hit particularly hard. Many rail systems were disrupted, in the northern and eastern parts of Britain, and several lines of London's subway system were experiencing severe...
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