February 6th, 2012
03:09 PM ET

Shrinking polar ice caps may be to blame for frigid Europe

Europe's deadly cold snap may have a lot to do with shrinking amounts of ice in the Arctic, a recent study suggests.

Nearly 300 deaths have been reported across the continent, with snow accumulations not seen in five decades reported in some places. Warsaw, Poland, has seen 11 days of temperatures well below average, with a coldest reading of 35 below zero Fahrenheit.

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  1. spyder

    shrinking brain cap may be cause of m.i.a.`s finger malfunction?

    February 14, 2012 at 3:35 am |
  2. lildeekayjayaye

    I know things tend to happen but it seems as if they are happening more frequently.

    February 13, 2012 at 12:43 pm |
  3. lildeekayjayaye

    Ya think? Obviously something is happening. How bad does it have to get before everyone realizes that we are seeing the effects?

    February 10, 2012 at 5:02 pm |
    • ChaoticDreams

      Well...yes. Things do tend to happen. And they tend to have effects. Who exactly doesn't think that this is unusual weather?

      February 11, 2012 at 7:12 pm |

    y is it so cold there w -35 degrees i thought also the heavy winds and snow was the norm. r they experiencing a shift in the weather this time of the year? what are the unusual patterns that they are noticing? really pray and wish your people safety & health! USAMERICA777

    February 7, 2012 at 6:39 pm |


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