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Blizzard covers Spain in white, brings Madrid to standstill

MADRID (AP) — An unusual and persistent blizzard has blanketed large parts of Spain with snow, freezing traffic and leaving thousands trapped in cars or in train stations and airports that had suspend...

Closures announced for some northern Taiwan highways over potential ice

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to the cold weather alert issued by the Central Weather Bureau, the Directorate General of Highways (DGH) on Wednesday (Dec. 30) announced closures on parts of...

Taiwan's new weather app can notify users 30 minutes before rainfall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's National Science and Technology Center for Disaster Reduction (NCDR) on Tuesday (Oct. 13) launched a new mobile weather app that can notify users 30 minutes b...

Tropical Storm Beta forecast to make landfall Monday

HOUSTON (AP) — Tropical storm conditions were expected to begin Monday morning in parts of Texas and Louisiana as Tropical Storm Beta slowly worked its way into a part of the country that's already be...

China braces for more storms; 121 dead or missing this year

BEIJING (AP) — A wide swath of southern China braced Sunday for more seasonal rains and flooding that state media said has already left more than 120 people dead or missing this year. ...

Cold front to bring low temperatures, rain over the weekend

The arrival of a continental cold air mass on Saturday will bring cold and wet weather to much of Taiwan over the weekend, with temperatures to drop to as low as 10 degrees in the north from Sunday ni...

TV weatherman who called out his employer is fired

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois broadcast meteorologist who was taken off television after criticizing an unpopular "Code Red" weather alert system has been fired, his former employer confirmed. ...

'Code Red' weather alert ditched after meteorologist's knock

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A popular meteorologist has been absent from local television newscasts since criticizing a corporate weather-alert brand last week, prompting an advertising boycott, social m...

Diana Ross to headline frigid Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade

NEW YORK (AP) — Diana Ross might be singing "Stop! In The Name of Gloves" by the time she's done performing at New York City's super chilly Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, which forecasters say could ...

LEADING OFF: MLB remembers 9/11; Donaldson, Sale return

A look at what's happening around the majors Tuesday: REMEMBERING Major League Baseball will hold a moment of silence before all games to honor the victims and firs...

Tropical depression to continue lashing southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The wild weather of the past few days is set to continue as the slow moving tropical depression whirls away from central and southern Taiwan, Central Weather Bureau (CWB) ...

Portuguese officials rebuked in report on deadly wildfires

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A report into a three-day spate of wildfires in Portugal last October that killed 48 people says authorities should have made better preparations to fight the blazes. ...

Taiwan to be warm and sunny through Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- According to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) of Taiwan, the island’s weather is going to warm up starting Thursday and is expected to last over the weekend. The C...

Taiwan to be hit by two cold waves in a row during next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau revealed on Saturday that Taiwan will see the arrival of two different cold masses that will cause a dip in temperatures to as low as 10 degrees for ...

Samp wins at Genoa in city derby; Crotone beats Bologna

MILAN (AP) — Sampdoria won at Genoa 2-0 in the Derby della Lanterna on Saturday to highlight the difference between the clubs' situations. Goals from Gaston Ramirez and Fabio Quaglia...