Ukraine war: Russia claims deadly attack, but Kyiv denies anyone killed – National

The Russian military claimed Sunday to have carried out deadly missile strikes on barracks used by Ukrainian troops in retaliation for the deaths of dozens of Russian soldiers in a rocket attack a week ago. Ukrainian officials denied there were any casualties. The Russian Defense Ministry said its missiles hit two temporary bases housing 1,300 … Read more

The Weather Network – Caution urged for travel in parts of Ontario as ice will coat roads

Winter has come out swinging in Ontario this week, bringing a round of messy weather that will make even walking outdoors a tricky feat in parts of the province. Through Thursday morning, some areas can expect to see 5-15 mm of ice accretion from prolonged freezing rain while others see heavy rain, hefty snow and … Read more

The Weather Network – Canada’s thaw continues: When will winter stage a comeback?

Winter has hit the pause button. During the final week of December, our weather pattern flipped from wild to mild with warmer-than-normal temperatures spreading across most of Canada. The various shades of orange, red and brown on the temperature anomaly map below highlight that most of North America has been warmer than normal for the … Read more

The Weather Network – Multiple systems may spell the return of a winter mess in Ontario

The promise of an exceptionally warm start to the first week of January in Ontario won’t pan out as exactly planned, thanks to an unexpected stalling of a stateside warm front. Not only will it be colder than previously thought, but multiple systems trekking across Central Canada over the next several days will bring numerous … Read more

The Weather Network – January starts off feeling like October across Ontario and Quebec

Ontario and Quebec will begin the first week of the new year basking in extreme warmth spreading over the region. “Extreme warmth” is a relative term in the middle of January, of course. But temperatures coming in 15+ degrees above seasonal is no small feat for a time of year that usually requires multiple layers … Read more

The Weather Network – Record warmth set to build over Ontario and Quebec next week

Ontario and Quebec will begin the first week of the new year basking in extreme warmth spreading over the region. “Extreme warmth” is a relative term in the middle of January, of course. But temperatures coming in 15+ degrees above seasonal is no small feat for a time of year that usually requires multiple layers … Read more

The Weather Network – Rainfall warnings could dampen New Year’s celebrations in Ontario, Quebec

Widespread rainfall warnings continue for southern portions of Ontario and Quebec as a warm, soggy pattern sees off 2022 in style. A ridge of high pressure locked in place over eastern North America is responsible for our reversal in atmospheric fortunes. Beginning the week with frigid temperatures and blizzard conditions, only to end the week … Read more

The Weather Network – New year brings flood risk, unusual warmth for Ontario, Quebec

The weather this week seems remarkably like nature is trying to do its own year-end wrap. We started the week in the throes of winter and we’re ending the week with temperatures mild enough to throw open the windows. A significant pattern change across North America allowed a steep ridge to build over the eastern … Read more

The Weather Network – High avalanche danger for B.C. South Coast, warnings span Interior

Recent storms combined with mild weather in British Columbia have set the stage for potentially dangerous conditions. Another system is set to bring wet light snow to higher elevations. When you take into account the precipitation and the warmer temperatures, there is serious concern for avalanches in higher elevations. Avalanche Canada has issued a special … Read more

The Weather Network – Deadly blizzard hits Buffalo, N.Y., area as Christmas Day freeze grips U.S.

By Gabriella Borter and Ahmed Aboulenein (Reuters) -A deadly blizzard paralyzed Buffalo, New York, on Christmas Day, trapping motorists in their cars, knocking out electricity to thousands of homes and raising the death toll from a severe winter storm system that has chilled much of the United States for days. At least 30 people have … Read more