The temperature in Sapporo dropped to minus 7C on Monday night, with snow beginning early Tuesday.
By dawn on Wednesday there was 44cm of fresh powder snow on the ground – the deepest snow to cover Sapporo since 1953.
Russia’s Far Eastern port city of Vladivostok has been hit hard by gusts of freezing wind reaching speeds of 25 meters per second causing sea water to freeze over anything the giant waves touched.
This Thursday Vladivostok’s port turned into a giant slushy machine as sea water mixed with sand started freezing under gusts of cold wind in subzero temperatures.
An intensive scientific study of both Earth’s poles has found that from 2009 to 2016 overall temperature has dropped in the southern polar region.
NASA’s Operation IceBridge is an airborne survey of polar ice and has finalised two overlapping research campaigns at both the poles.
Coupled with the latest announcement of slight cooling in the area, it has fuelled claims from climate change deniers that human industrialisation is not having the huge impact on global tenperature as often is claimed.
Volume of ice caps is INCREASING and the entire Atlantic Ocean is cooling
The world is not heating up, some areas are actually getting colder and the volume of polar ice caps is increasing in some places, says geologist James Kamis.
This could dispel the “myth” of man-made global warming.
The Yankton region saw nearly two feet (60 cm) of snow in some areas, almost double the previous record.
The city itself recorded 8 inches of snowfall, while a site to the east-southeast of town recorded about a foot of snow. Yankton’s record snowfall for Nov. 20 stood at 12 inches, set in 1975.
South Dakota state climatologist Dennis Todey said he was waiting to talk with National Weather Service (NWS) officials for more details on the unexpected brunt of last Friday’s storm. Early forecasts for snow totals were lower.
70,000 customers lose power – 80,000 phones cut off
The heavy wet snow and sleet over the weekend caused as many as 70,000 customers to lose electricity in central Finland. Worst damage in power company Elenia’s history!”
As of Sunday morning some 55,000 households remained without power.
Saturday’s snowfall more than doubled a nearly 90-year Lansing record, according to the National Weather Service.
The 8.2 inches of snow in the city bested a 1928 record of 3.5 inches for Nov. 21, meteorologist Jared Maples said.
“Bogus AGW propaganda is put on the front pages,” says reader Argiris Diamantis.
“People are being brainwashed by the Dutch MSM, crucial information about the cooling, that is really happening is being withheld, and bogus AGW propaganda is put on the front pages.
“Heavy snowfall in China is reported in the Turkish mainstream media (MSM): “Meteorological snow gave the alarm in China”
“It is also reported in the Russian MSM:
Snowfall: the Beijing airport “Shoud” canceled about 200 flights”
“But not a word about this in the Dutch MSM. Instead they publish the news that the director of the KNMI (Dutch Meteorological Institute), Gerard van der Steenhoven, calls for an orange alert for Global Warming.”
“Such a heavy snowfall has not occurred often before,” said Sun Jun, chief forecaster at the Beijing Traffic Management Bureau.
On Thursday, the center had issued a warning on the coming blizzard and reminded residents in northern China of the sharp decline in temperature and possible traffic difficulties.
Key expressways were closed and flights were canceled on Sunday as a wide area of northern China was hit by a snowstorm that disrupted transportation.
WATERLOO | Northeast Iowa residents spent Saturday digging out from the first major snowfall of the season.
A winter storm blanketed the Waterloo-Cedar Falls area with more than a foot of wet, heavy snow Friday night and Saturday morning, shattering a nearly 60-year-old record.
The National Weather Service reported 12.7 inches of snow fell at the Waterloo Regional Airport. The 10.5 inches that dropped Friday broke the previous Nov. 20 record of 2.6 inches set in 1956.
Six to 14 inches of snow fell in various parts of Iowa, tapering off Saturday morning as the sun rose.