A hotel in Jammu and Kashmir, India has created what it says is the largest igloo cafe in the world. The coffee bar, made of snow and ice, can seat up to 40 people. It may be the world's largest, but it won't be around for long. It's expected to melt in March.
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Anyone watching the Winter Olympics in Beijing, China over the last few days will have seen lots and lots of snow - man-made snow. Since the area gets little natural snow, this is the first time the Winter Olympics is taking place on almost 100% artificial snow.
If you feel like the weather near you has been pretty bad recently, you're not alone. Worldwide, many areas have been hit by bad weather like blizzards, flooding, and serious storms. Today NFK takes a look at recent weather challenges around the world.
News Roundup: Mediterranean Snowstorm, Pakistan Judge, & a Flying Motorcycle
In today's news roundup, Greece and Turkey struggle to deal with an unusual snow storm, Ayesha Malik becomes the first woman to join Pakistan's Supreme Court, and a Japanese company is selling a very expensive flying motorcycle.
News Roundup: New WTO Leader, Greek Snow, & Paper Bottles
In today's news roundup, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala becomes the first woman and the first African to lead the WTO, Greece gets hit by cold weather and heavy snow, and Coca-Cola will test selling drinks in paper bottles this summer.
Much of the United States is locked in the grip of an unusually large and extremely cold winter storm. The storm has brought bad weather, super-cold temperatures, power cuts, and transportation problems. About half of all Americans are affected.
Today NFK looks at several strong storms around the world. Yesterday, Fiji was hit by Cyclone Yasa, a strong snowstorm in the US Northeast dumped heavy snow across a wide area, and massive snows in Japan left over 1,000 cars stuck on a highway.
News Roundup: Avalanches, Protest Runs, and Vulture Vomit
In today's news roundup, avalanches caused by heavy snowfall have killed dozens in Pakistan's Kashmir, thousands of Thais joined a protest run against the government, and US Customs and Border Protection wants help controlling vultures.
News Roundup: Haiti, Snowstorms, Drones, & Other News
In today's news roundup, Haiti is shaken by violent protests, Bernie Sanders gets treated for a heart problem, a freak snowstorm blankets Montana, and UPS gets permission to use drones for deliveries.
Orange snow has been falling in Russia and other countries in eastern Europe. The strange color of the snow is caused by sand from Africa mixing with snow and rain in the sky.
Serious snow storms are causing big problems all through Europe. The storms have hit the United Kingdom hard. Schools, roads, airports, and businesses have been closed.