A massive, wind-whipped blizzard slammed into the US Northeast on Monday, creating havoc for more than 60 million people and forcing the cancellation of thousands of flights, closure of schools and major mass transit systems.
A storm buffeted the Middle East with blizzards, rain and strong winds on Wednesday, keeping people at home across much of the region and raising concerns for Syrian refugees facing freezing temperatures in flimsy shelters.
A blizzard slammed into the northeastern United States on Friday, snarling traffic, disrupting thousands of flights and prompting five governors to declare states of emergency in the face of a fearsome snowstorm.
New York dug out of its sixth biggest snowstorm on record and thousands of stranded travelers hoped to finally board long-delayed flights on Tuesday after a blizzard buried the northeastern US the day after Christmas.
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A blizzard pummeled the northeastern United States on Monday, disrupting air, rail and bus travel and forcing motorists to deal with blowing snow and icy roads at the end of the busy Christmas weekend.
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Oil climbed to a 26-month high on Monday as a blizzard in the US Northeast offset uncertainty over Chinese fuel demand following a Christmas Day interest rate hike.
US crude for February rose 33 cents to $91.84 a ba
The first widespread blizzard of the season slammed the northeastern US on the heavily traveled Christmas weekend on Sunday, canceling more than 1,500 flights, shutting the Amtrak passenger rail and challenging motorists on icy roads.
Oil steadied near two-year highs on Monday as uncertainty over Chinese fuel demand growth following a Christmas Day interest rate hike offset a blizzard in the US Northeast.
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