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Deadly blizzards bring Asia chaos
Heavy snow and bitterly cold weather have caused scores of deaths and major disruption in parts of Iran, Afghanistan, Central Asia and Pakistan.
Some areas have seen snow for the first time in years, with people struggling to keep warm in sub-zero temperatures amid power shortages.
In Iran, heavy snow over recent days has seen eight people frozen to death after being trapped in their cars.
Tens of thousands of other motorists were rescued from their vehicles.
Some desert areas in Iran reported snowfalls for the first time in living memory.
But other countries in the region have been suffering similar problems.
Originally posted by purplecoral
ok, whatever the reasons, how are the troops? are they equipped for this kind of weather? by troops, i specifically mean the british, since i know someone who was sent to afghanistan the weekend just gone, so thats a worry for me. i have heard a lot about troops being ill-equipped for fighting, but i assume they are prepared for the weather??? anyone know?
Originally posted by hildar
reply to post by disgustedbyhumanity
we actually have moved instead of the north pole being at 12 on a clock its now at 10. So yes we are tipping a bit arent we. People in Texas are already seeing the sun coming up almost in the North instead of in the West.