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Updated: Snowstorm kills eight in Ukraine and Moldova, hundreds of towns lose power

Emergency workers release a car which is stuck in snow during a heavy snow storm in Odesa region, Ukraine in this handout picture released on 27th November, 2023.

Updated: 12pm (AEDT)Kyiv, UkraineReuters A winter storm lashed central and southern Ukraine, killing at least five people in Ukraine and three in neighbouring Moldova, with snow and high winds knocking out power to hundreds of towns and villages and shutting highways At least 19 people were injured in Ukraine and a further 10 in Moldova. […]

Snow strands thousands in Turkey, Greece; threatens displaced Syrians in northern camps

Greece Athens snow

Istanbul, Turkey/Athens, GreeceReuters Some Istanbul Airport flights resumed on Tuesday after nearly 24 hours of cancellations as heavy snowfall clogged roads and stranded thousands of people across Turkey and Greece. A police car drives past the Greek parliament building, following heavy snowfall in Athens, Greece, on 25th January. PICTURE: Reuters/Alkis Konstantinidis. In Athens, thousands were […]