Tokyo woke up Thursday to its first November snowfall in more than half a century, leaving commuters to grapple with train disruptions and slick streets.
Snow began falling before dawn with the mercury approaching zero as a cold weather system moved south.
The Japan Meterological Agency said it was the first time snow had fallen in November in central Tokyo since 1962.
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At least 93 people have been killed and more than 20 injured by lightning strikes in the Indian states of Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, officials say.
Most of the people who died were working on farms during torrential rains on Tuesday, reports said.
New Jersey residents who want to advertise snow-shoveling services within 24 hours of snowy conditions can do so without fear of running afoul of local ordinances.
The measure, which lawmakers call the Right to Shovel bill, was one of 93 bills Gov. Chris Christie signed into law Tuesday as he cleared his desk of 158 measures.
Bitterly cold air from Siberia has brought dangerously frigid and likely record-setting temperatures to the eastern half of the US.
Temperatures are 20-40F below normal for February from the Mid-Atlantic to the South.
This coming winter will be the coldest winter (late 2014 and early 2015) on modern record. Stock up on firewood now.
Snowfall records will be set in Europe and the U.S.