“The roads are impassable and that’s it, there’s nothing that can be done,” said Andrew Piercey, a dispatcher with Jiffy Cabs in St. John’s. The snow is over my head, said the City of St. John’s mayor.
“Some recent fires could be called “historic” or “unprecedented” – especially if monster fires of a century or more ago are left out of the calculation; or if conflagrations elsewhere are not included.”
– Paul Driessen with Duggan Flanakin
Greatest snowfall on January 18 in Ottawa history.
Some people trapped in their homes
Dwarfs previous record set in 1892. In fact, more snow has already fallen on the Motor City this month than it gets on average during the entire month of January.
I wonder what they think of Greta?
More than 11 feet of snow in 15 days. Record breaking.
“A callous, indifferent staged performance by a privileged ill-educated school drop out.”
Several Videos – State of emergency declared over historic snowfall and blizzard conditions. Snowplows pulled off the streets, unable to cope. Snowiest day on record, not just for the date, but for any day. More snow on the way.
“Iceland’s, Europe’s and North America’s weather have historically been tied to the sunspot activity of the Sun,” writes Mac Slavo. Unfortunately, “when solar activity gets really low, it can have the effect of a ‘mini ice age.'”