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The number of Syrians who have died trying to flee their war-torn country into neighbouring Lebanon during a snowstorm has risen to at least 13.
Authorities in Germany say the death toll from a storm that swept across the country has increased to at least eight.
Germany halted all long-distance rail traffic for at least a day, while numerous domestic flights were scrapped as hurricane-force winds lashed the country.
Violent gales battered northern Europe and beyond Thursday, snapping air and train links and leaving three people dead, all killed by falling trees.
The worst snowstorms since 2008 have so far affected 1.06 million people in the province, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
The French Alps were on maximum avalanche alert Thursday as Storm Eleanor swept through Europe, killing at least four people and fanning rare winter wildfires in Corsica.
The US National Weather Service warned that a major winter storm would bring heavy snow and ice, from Florida in the southeast up to New England and the Northeast on Wednesday and Thursday.
A violent storm packing winds up to 160 kph battered parts of western Europe today, derailing trains, toppling trees and halting flights.
Heavy winds led the airports in Strasbourg and Basel-Mulhouse on France's border with Germany and Switzerland to close before they were reopened shortly after midday.
Earlier in the week, another tropical storm left more than 50 people dead and 31 others missing, mostly due to landslides, and damaged more than 10,000 houses in the central Philippines.
Tropical Storm Tembin on Friday struck the country's main southern island of Mindanao, which often escapes the 20 or so storms that batter the rest of the archipelago nation each year.
Tropical Storm Tembin has lashed the country's second largest island of Mindanao since Friday, triggering flash floods and mudslides.
More than 133 people have died from landslides and flash floods set off by a tropical storm that blew across the country's south at a peak time for travel and Christmas preparations.
At least three people were killed and six others were missing after a tropical storm struck the southern Philippines today, unleashing floods and landslides across a region of 20 million people.
The Philippines’ National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council's (NDRRMC) report highlighted that around 88,000 people had been displaced since the typhoon has struck the country this year.