Arctic blast grips eastern US as cities reach record low temperatures

At least five died on icy roads while snowfall records shattered and forecasters predicted a brutal winter From a frozen-over Niagara Falls to record low temperatures, the arctic blast that struck the midwest is now tightening its grip on the eastern US as forecasters predict the possibility of a brutal winter with potentially long periods […]

‘So much land under so much water’: extreme flooding is drowning parts of the midwest

As relentless rain wreaks havoc in the farm belt, many struggle to cope Even with half of the houses on her street underwater, Dina Barker looked at the numbers and calculated that it was worth holding out. The rate at which water was pouring out of the rain-swollen Keystone dam less than 10 miles up […]