This winter has already been the wettest for almost 250 years in England and Wales, Britain's national weather service the Met Office said on Thursday.
Around 435 mm of rain was recorded up to February 24 in England and Wales,
Cold and snow have cut off power to more than 480,000 homes in northern Iran, reduced feedstocks for petrochemical plants and led to a drop in gas supply pressure in some cities, the energy ministry news service said on Monday.
Fresh human cases in eastern China of a deadly new strain of bird flu signal the potential for "a new epidemic wave" of the disease in coming winter months, according to experts.
The strain, known as H7N9, emerged for th
Qatar would be willing to host the 2022 World Cup in the European winter despite winning the bid with a controversial summer proposal, local organisers said on Friday.
"Concerning the timing of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, we hav
Bahrain’s national carrier Gulf Air, encouraged by the strong passenger growth witnessed across the airline's network this summer, has brought forward its winter schedule beginning from September 10.
The timetable comes w
Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan, recently purchased a Bobcat S300 skid-steer loader equipped with a snow V-blade attachment for snow clearance work on roads in the Mergasor region, known for extreme snowfalls during the winter season.
Bitterly cold weather that has claimed hundreds of lives in eastern Europe swept westwards over the continent on Saturday, blanketing Rome's Colosseum with snow for the first time in three decades and disrupting air and rail traffic. &n
Bahrain City Centre will provide the perfect setting for an authentic winter experience, with igloos, snowmen, polar bears and penguins going on display for the mall’s winter-themed campaign starting tomorrow (December 8).