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Monthly Archives: October 2018


Samjiyeon-gun region in North Korea covered with snow

On October 30, Korea’s Central News Agency (KCNA) published several photos when North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visited the construction site in Samjiyeon-gun, Ryanggang, North Korea. Samjiyeon-gun was designated as a special zone since Kim Jong-un ordered to build an…

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It’s Spring in New Zealand – SNOW in some North Island mountain pass region

I guess someone forgot to tell them that it’s SPRING in New Zealand. Desert Road (SH1) Issued at: 10:25am Wednesday 31 Oct 2018 During Thursday afternoon rain may turn briefly to snow about the top of the Road. From 1pm…

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Devastation for trees in France

Record snow fall weighing down on trees full of leaves. The view up /down our drive this morning — no electricity. It’s still October. “Our neighbour who is 80 and lived here all his life says he’s never seen anything like it.” See…

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Coquihalla Highway could see heavy snow tonight

Oct 30, 2018 – After an early-season snowstorm shut down the Coquihalla Highway for hours this past Sunday, Environment Canada warng that the popular highway between Hope and Merritt could be hit with another round this evening. The agency is forecasting…

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