A major blizzard struck the northeastern US over the weekend, cutting power to tens of thousands and stranding holiday travelers: here.
A traveler describes his experience riding on an Amtrak passenger train during the recent East Coast blizzard in the US: here.
Basic New York City services came to a near halt on Monday and Tuesday after a severe blizzard blanketed the East Coast on Sunday night and Monday morning: here.
There was growing anger against Northern Ireland Water as up to 40,000 homes and businesses were still without water supplies today after a thaw in icy conditions caused pipes to burst: here. And here.
Northern Ireland Water said today that tens of thousands of people who are still without water could have to wait until the new year before they are reconnected: here.