Rob Lowe on His Heroic Act During Floods, Interviewing Springsteen & He Plays The Bateman Game! – Jimmy Kimmel Live

Rob Lowe on His Heroic Act During Floods, Interviewing Springsteen & He Plays The Bateman Game! – Jimmy Kimmel Live

Rob Lowe on His Heroic Act During Floods, Interviewing Springsteen & He Plays The Bateman Game!  Jimmy Kimmel Live

Death toll climbs as blizzard-battered Buffalo area digs out

Death toll climbs as blizzard-battered Buffalo area digs out

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Roads reopened Thursday in storm-besieged Buffalo as authorities continued searching for people who may have died or are stuck and suffering after last week’s blizzard. The driving ban in New York’s second-most-populous city was lifted just after midnight Thursday, Mayor Byron Brown announced. At least 40 deaths in western New York, … Read more

Northern Territory monsoon brings wet weather, strong winds amid concerns about New Year’s Eve washout

Northern Territory monsoon brings wet weather, strong winds amid concerns about New Year’s Eve washout

Much of the Northern Territory’s Top End is on alert for potentially damaging winds of up to 90 kilometres per hour as a “vigorous” tropical monsoon intensifies over the region, threatening to wash out New Year’s Eve fireworks.  Key points: A powerful monsoon is threatening to put the dampener on New Year’s Eve celebrations in parts of … Read more

UK issued with life-threatening weather warnings following US bomb cyclone

UK issued with life-threatening weather warnings following US bomb cyclone

“The UK weather is going to remain unsettled with further spells of wet and windy weather due to the strengthening of the jet stream because of the weather in the US,” Met Office meteorologist Simon Partridge said.  “The effect it’s having on the UK is nowhere near as dramatic because that system has brought up … Read more

EXPLAINER: How blizzard stunned even winter-wise Buffalo

EXPLAINER: How blizzard stunned even winter-wise Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The toll from the weekend blizzard that hit the Buffalo area was approaching 40 deaths Wednesday from the region’s deadliest storm in generations. Homes are only beginning to warm after days without heat. Drivers are still claiming cars they had abandoned. In a region that prides itself on being able to … Read more

The Impossible Decisions That Faced Those Trapped in the Buffalo Blizzard

The Impossible Decisions That Faced Those Trapped in the Buffalo Blizzard

On Friday afternoon, Abdul Sharifu left his house in Buffalo, N.Y., to go to the market to buy milk for his two young children. He hadn’t gotten far when his car got stuck in one of the deadliest blizzards in the history of the city.  Mr. Sharifu, a 26-year-old refugee from Congo, sat in his … Read more

Toronto to see rain, mild temperatures on New Year’s Eve

Toronto to see rain, mild temperatures on New Year’s Eve

Planning on watching fireworks this New Year’s Eve? Expect to get wet in milder weather. Environment Canada is predicting Toronto will see temperatures of 8 C overnight on Friday rise as high as 10 C on Saturday, then dip to 2 C overnight. Meteorologist Gerald Cheng says rain will start on Friday evening and last … Read more

Four charts explaining the Southwest Airlines crisis

Four charts explaining the Southwest Airlines crisis

CNN  —  A blast of severe winter weather last week caused thousands of Southwest Airlines flight cancellations and spiraled into a complete meltdown of its flight system. In the days since, the carrier’s scramble to recover has been slow and, some passengers argue, largely unsuccessful. But experts say Southwest’s mess is actually the culmination of … Read more