Friday, December 03, 2010

It Is Not Winter Yet #2

It's still not winter in Europe... but don't tell that to Europeans today.

Yahweh continues to prove to arrogant Man... that Man can no more control the climate than there is a man living on the moon.

Full Article here
At least 60 killed by cold snap across Europe

London's Gatwick airport reopened on Friday, but others including London Heathrow and Glasgow warned of more cancellations and delays

...temperatures of -10deg in Berlin on Thursday. According to meteorologists, the freezing cold will continue in the coming days (EPA)

At least 60 people have died across Europe during the current cold snap, as snow plagued transport in Britain on Friday and serious flooding prompted mass evacuations in the Balkans.

Seventeen people died in Central Europe in the last 24 hours from the cold, bringing the total this week to 45. A further 11 died in Russia, plus three in France and one in Germany, according to local authorities.

At least 30 people, mainly homeless men, have died in Poland in the past week, and temperatures dropped to minus 15 degrees Celsius (five degrees Fahrenheit) overnight.

Temperatures plunged to minus 20 degrees Celsius (minus four Fahrenheit) in Braemar, Scotland, while Britain struggled to get back to its feet after days of transport chaos....

Many trains were cancelled due to snow and travel by road was slow going, and around 2,000 schools remained closed....

Eurostar, which operates high-speed passenger trains linking London with Paris and Brussels, said it was running a revised timetable, with 17 services cancelled. It warned of delays through the weekend.....

Temperatures in Moscow hit a low of minus 24 degrees Celsius (minus 11 Fahrenheit), the lowest for the season in decades, weather authorities said.

In the remote Evenk region in Siberia, temperatures hit a crisp minus 51 degrees Celsius (minus 60 Fahrenheit).

Meanwhile in the Western Balkans, flooding caused by rivers swollen through heavy rainfall forced thousands of people from their homes in Albania, Bosnia, Serbia and Montenegro on Friday, officials said.

More than 7,000 people were moved to safer areas in Albania, where Prime Minister Sali Berisha described the situation as "very serious"....

Sirens sounded across the Italian city of Venice to warn residents and tourists of an exceptionally high tide.

By late morning the tide had risen to 140 centimetres (55 inches) above the average sea level, covering more than half the city.....

Once again I share with you... prepare for a very difficult winter.

xtnyoda, shalomed



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