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Storm brings wind, flooding and snow to US Northeast

NEW YORK: A major winter storm pounded the US East Coast on Friday, whipping up strong winds and dumping heavy rain and snow, forcing the cancellation or delay of thousands of flights and the closure of federal government offices in Washington. Coastal flooding alerts were issued from New Jersey to Massachusetts with winter weather advisories,…

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Baby born on British roadside after snow blocks hospital dash

NEWS DESK: It may have been a frosty welcome, but the dramatic birth of a British baby on a snowy roadside has warmed hearts as the country shivers in a blast of freezing weather, reported AFP. The child was named Sienna but quickly earned her own social media hashtag “#A66snowbaby”, referencing the name of the…

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Watch: Snow adds to beauty of Miandam valley in Swat

Watch beautiful view of Miandam valley in Swat where tourists are enjoying the recent snowfall.

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Swat under a blanket of snow. Watch here:

NEWS DESK: Swat is covered under a thick blanket of snow. Watch here:

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Niagara Falls is not actually frozen!

NEWS DESK: Many marveled at the wonderment of Niagara Falls freezing when the temperature dipped earlier this week. The temperature drop created a visual display of ice formations, mini glaciers and frozen mist at the popular tourist attraction. But with its constant movement of the raging Niagara River between Lake Ontario and Lake Erie, is…

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Niagara Falls: Here’s how the site looks like when frozen

(Note: This piece was written by Kristin Amico in Niagara Falls and published by The Independent) NEWS DESK: When even the heartiest souls in Western New York hear a weather forecast for unseasonably cold, arctic air, they head straight indoors and sit by a fire. When I see the near-record low temperatures on New Year’s…

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Cute little Taimur Ali Khan in snow can’t contain his excitement!

NEWS DESK: Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan and their one-year-old baby Taimur Ali Khan are currently in Gstaad, Switzerland, as they welcomed 2018 in the snowy location. Earlier, we got our hands on a picture where the trio was seen posing together against the backdrop of the heavy snow. The highlight of the photo…

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Taimur Ali Khan sees his first snowfall in Switzerland

NEWS DESK: After spending Christmas with family, Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan along with their equally famous son Taimur Ali Khan have taken off to Switzerland to ring in the New Year, reported Pinkvilla. A picture has surfaced on social media, in which Taimur is seen enjoying his first experience with snow in…

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Snow traps 1,000 motorists in Tunisia

Heavy snow has trapped around 1,000 motorists in northwestern Tunisia, the prime minister’s office said Monday. Drifts blocked roads including a major highway in the province of Jendouba on Sunday evening, Prime Minister Youssef Chahed’s office said. The government opened 10 emergency shelters in schools and sports centres, warning the public not to travel unless…

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Cold wave grips country; mercury dips to -14°C

Icy weather gripped the country following snowfall over the hills and rain at number of places, dropping down mercury to -14°C.

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Snow adds to beauty of Fort Munro

Fort Munro, a hill station located at a height of 6,470 feet above sea level in Dera Ghazi Khan, turned more beautiful when white blanket of snow covered its mountains. Watch this video…

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Couple takes selfie in snow-hit Murree

Thousands of tourists have flocked to Murree to witness snowfall in the scenic hill station. Taking selfies appeared to be the favorite activity there. Watch details in our report.  

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Washington and other US cities dig, and dig, after monster blizzard

WASHINGTON: The icy streets of the US capital remained largely deserted Monday on the first work day after a mammoth blizzard smothered the East Coast, with schools and the federal government closed as people dug their cars and doorways out from mountains of snow. The storm was blamed for at least 33 deaths as it…

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Storm-hit US digs out but travel misery persists

NEW YORK: Millions of people in the eastern United States dug out Sunday from a historic blizzard that brought New York and Washington to a standstill, but travel woes look set to persist into another week. The storm — dubbed “Snowzilla” — killed at least 18 people after it walloped several states from Friday into…

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New York shuts down, bans travel due to monster storm

NEW YORK: A travel ban was imposed on New York and its suburbs Saturday with authorities effectively shutting down America’s most populous city as a massive snow storm pummelling the eastern United States gathered pace. New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo imposed a ban on all local and state roads across the city of 8.4…

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Germany tourists amazed by Pakistan beauty

German tourists are in love with the amazing natural beauty of scenic and snow-filled Gilgit Baltistan region. Speaking to SAMAA, the tourists were of the view that they had not seen anything life this before. Watch details in our report

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Snow covers scenic Neelum valley

Recent snowfall in Azad Kashmir’s Neelum valley has affected life of local people, but attracts tourists who love to enjoy chilly weather of the scenic valley. Watch Ameer Uddin Mughal’s report.

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Relief efforts underway in quake-hit areas as more snowfall forecast

ISLAMABAD: Authorities on Monday continued relief and rescue operation in earthquake-hit northwestern areas of Pakistan, with Met Office predicting more rain and snowfall in country’s upper parts. Over 200 people were killed and hundreds of houses were destroyed due to 7.5 magnitude earthquake in Pakistan’s north bordering Afghanistan on 26th October. Spokesperson, National Disaster Management…

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Snow adds to beauty of heavenly Kashmir valley

Snowfall on the onset of winter has multiplied the beauty of scenic region of Indian-occupied Kashmir where tourists enjoy chilly weather. Watch this report.

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Snowfall hampers rescue of tourists in Naran, Kaghan

PESHAWAR/NARAN: A large number of visitors trapped in snow-covered tourist spots of Naran and Kaghan have been rescued by army, as hundreds more remained stranded amid heavy snowfall in the north western areas, Samaa reported Monday. Officials said the earliest snowfall in 40 years blocked a main highway in Mansehra district, dumping three feet of…

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Snow festival in Murree

Murree Arts Council organized Snow Festival in Murree providing a great entertainment chance to tourists. Zafar Iqbal Raheem reports.

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