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Heavy snow traps dozens of nuns in Alpine monastery

Authorities in Austria have deployed heavy equipment to clear the snow and fallen trees that were blocking roads to the Marienparadies cloister, which is run by the Sisters of Bethlehem order. Despite the wintry weather, the nuns are in “good spirits” and wish to stay put because they have enough food and fuel. The cloister, […]

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Big chill: heavy snow takes its toll across Europe

Belgrade:  Heavy snow cut off access to villages, swamped the inside of a Swiss hotel and contributed during the past week to at least 20 weather-related deaths in Europe, including four reported Friday in the Balkans region and countries to its north. The Bulgarian Red Cross said two snowboarders were killed died in an avalanche […]


UK snow warning after 17 killed in Europe by freezing weather

Snow could strike the UK before the end of January according to a new forecast which says brutal winter weather will sweep over the nation. A long-range forecast by the Met Office predicts that bitterly cold temperatures and snow will descend on Britain in just a few weeks. Scotland and Northern Ireland will bear the […]