A severe snowstorm sweeping across Japan has killed 19 people and left more than 1,600 injured, media and officials said Monday, as the extreme weather sparked widespread transport chaos.
The latest blast of snow to hit the northeastern United States dumped more than a foot (30 centimeters) in part of Massachusetts and packed heavy winds that left thousands without power Sunday on Cape Cod.
By Michael Mainville
A heavy late-winter snowstorm battered northwestern Europe on Tuesday, causing widespread travel chaos with the cancellation of hundreds of flights at main airports and the suspension of train services including Eurostar.
A late winter storm blanketed the eastern United States with snow Wednesday, shutting down the federal government and causing aviation officials to cancel more than 1,000 flights.
More than 220,000 homes and businesses remain remained without power Sunday as the U.S. Northeast and Canada dug out from a blizzard that dumped up to 3 feet (a meter) of snow on the most densely populated part of the region. The death toll was at 15.