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Namibian Farmers Losing Crops to Unusual Frost

The Namibian reports farmers in Etunda, Namibia have lost crops due to unusually cold weather and plant killing frosts. “The recent cold weather in the country has Etunda fresh producers...

Cape Town Sets New Record for Cold

The Business Insider of South Africa is reporting Cape Town’s residents are experiencing unusually cold weather. Indeed, some areas in Cape Town have set new records for cold temperatures. Capetonians...

A Large Part of the U.S. is Cooler Than Normal this Week

The Washington Post Capital Weather Gang reports that cooler than normal temperatures have replaced warmer than normal temperatures across a large swath of the United States: Large parts of the...

Farmers’ Almanac Says Much of the U.S. Might be ‘colder than normal’ this Winter

The Farmers’ Almanac has released what they call a  “An Extreme Winter Forecast For 2022-23.” The Almanac, which has been predicting the weather outlook for farmers and gardeners for over...

Argentine Ski Resorts Happy with Recent Snows

Argentine news reports say the country’s alpine ski resorts are benefitting from significant snowfall. Unofficial Reports writes: The storm of the season is poised to hit Argentina this week, dumping...

Iceland Follows Unusually Cold June With and Unusually Cold July

The Iceland Monitor reports Iceland has suffered an unusually cold July. The title of the article, “Hardly a warm day in July,” says it all. “‘The average temperature was 1.0...

Antarctica Has Abnormally Cold Month of June

Electroverse reports: Antarctica’s provisional average temperature for July is in, and as expected, it was a cold month across the bottom of the world. The South Pole Station logged an average...

New Zealand Faces a Week of Cold and Winter Storms

New Zealand faces a week of “cold, stormy weather,” says the August 9 headline of Stuff.co.nz. “MetService has warned New Zealanders to brace themselves for the ‘coldest week of the...

Coldest Winter in Decades Holds Fast Across Australia

Multiple news outlets have reported on what The Australian warned would be a “nationwide cold snap” resulting in some of the coldest temperatures of the year, bringing with it...

Iceland Records Lowest June Temperatures In 30 Years

RUV in Iceland reports: The summer has been disappointing in most parts of Iceland so far, many people would agree. Even when the sun shines, it has been very cool. This...

Cold and Snowfall Blankets Tasmania

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation news (ABC Australia) reported snow blanketed the suburbs of Hobart, the capital of Australia’s southern island state Tasmania, in late-July. ABC Australia reported snow fell...

Brisbane Australia Experiences Coldest Month in 38 Years

Weather Watch and Anthony Cornelius Meteorologist reports on Facebook: This week marks the first time in 38 years that Brisbane fails to average a maximum of 20.0C or higher! This makes it...

‘Powerful Cold Front’ Delivers Severe Weather and Snow across Southern Australia

A headline in the Canberra Times warns, “Powerful cold fronts expected to bring severe weather to southern half of Australia this week.” According to the story, the Australian Bureau of...

Heavy Snow Keeps New Zealand Ski Resort from Opening

The New Zealand ski season has been one for the record books, according to a report from unofficialnetworks.com. There is so much fresh snow that some ski areas are...

‘Fresh Snow’ Protecting Asian Glaciers

The Indian Express is reporting on a recent study which found fresh snowfall has prevented glaciers in many areas across the Karakoram mountain range from melting. “The Karakoram ranges –...

‘Rare,’ heavy snow falls in NW China’s Gansu province

China State Official Media (CGTN) reports that a "rare" summer snow occurred in mountainous regions in NW China's Gansu province The agency said, “Some mountainous regions in northwest China's Gansu...

Snow and Cold Weather Strands South-American Truckers

A significant heavy winter weather event hit South America last week stranding hundreds of truckers along with Argentine-Chile border. There was so much backlog, that giant parking lots were...

Snow Falls in South Africa

The Times Live of South Africa reports snow is falling across parts of the country. The Times Live story, “Brrrr ... it's snowing over parts of SA,” reports: According to Snow...

COLDEST JULY AIRMASS IN 70 YEARS YIELDS LARGEST SUMMER ARCTIC SEA ICE EXTENT SINCE 2008, STRANDS SHIPS

Thebarentsobserver.com reports that, despite being mid-summer, major parts of the waters that connect the eastern Bering Strait with the Barents Sea remain covered by sea-ice. A Russian Meteorological Agency...

Snowfall, Freezing Weather Kills Twelve in Afghanistan

Snowfall and freezing weather recently claimed the lives of 12 children in eastern Afghanistan's Kunar province, according to the state-run Bakhtar news agency. The natural disaster took place in Yugal...

‘Unusual’ Levels of Snow Cause Traffic Problems in Chile

In the article, “Cold Front Hits Eight Regions in Chile,” Chile Today reports unusual amounts of precipitation, much of it in the form of snow, fell across much of...

A ‘very strong’ Cold Front is Sweeping Through Australia

Cold continues "down under." According to news.com.au, “Large parts of Australia face a cold week ahead as a high pressure system intensifies across the south east. Daytime maximum temperatures are...

Below Zero Temperatures Continue in New Zealand

The New Zealand Herald reports much of New Zealand has been experiencing a streak of below zero temperatures, with temperatures as low as –10℃ in mid-July. “Mt Cook Aerodrome was...

Australians ‘Shivering’ Under Unusually Cold Temperatures

A story published by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), “Alice Springs freezes through longest streak of sub-zero days on record,” reports Alice Springs, Australia and the surrounding area have...

Five Virginia Cities Set Record for Coldest Daily High

Roanoke, Virginia, set an all-time record Sunday for the coldest high temperature in July 10 history. The southern city registered a high temperature of just 70 degrees, which was...