Scenic spot in SW China covered in surprise snowfall

An unexpected snow blanketed a tourist attraction in southwest China’s Sichuan Province on Tuesday, turning it into a wonderland. Huanglong scenic spot in Songpan County received 14.1 millimeters of snowfall Tuesday-Wednesday. The temperature there dropped from 12 degrees Celsius to zero due to days of rain before the snowfall. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA … Read more Scenic spot in SW China covered in surprise snowfall

The Elder Scrolls Online: The Dark Heart of Skyrim – Official Cinematic Trailer

Explore the snow-capped peaks of Western Skyrim and the subterranean underworld of Blackreach, uncover an ancient supernatural conspiracy, and seek out Tamriel’s long-lost treasures and knowledge in The Elder Scrolls Online: Greymoor. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, the Greymoor chapter brings a new Antiquities system, Harrowstorm world events, performance updates, and more. ESO: Greymoor is … Read more The Elder Scrolls Online: The Dark Heart of Skyrim – Official Cinematic Trailer

Winter tourism is a new growth engine in NE China

Chinese political advisers took questions from the media during the second Members’ Corridor on day four of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) on May 24. Yang Andi, director of the Jilin Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism, said that while tourism development in northeastern China has always been … Read more Winter tourism is a new growth engine in NE China

Antarctica: microscopic algae turning snow green could create new ecosystem

Antarctica is  turning green due to the climate crisis and the phenomenon is potentially offering sustenance to other species according to the first large-scale algae map of the peninsular by University of Cambridge scientists. It identifies 1,679 separate blooms of green snow algae, which together covered an area of 1.9 sq km, equating to a … Read more Antarctica: microscopic algae turning snow green could create new ecosystem

CGTN Nature: Changbai Mountain Series | Episode 2: Tianchi Lake

The world’s highest crater lake emerges as a piece of jade on the main peak of Changbai Mountain. In ancient folklore, the 12-million-year-old lake is home to mysterious creatures. About CGTN Nature Changbai Mountain in northeast China is named after its iconic, perpetually white snow-capped peaks. The 14-episode Changbai Mountain Series reveals a “natural museum,” … Read more CGTN Nature: Changbai Mountain Series | Episode 2: Tianchi Lake

CGTN Nature: Changbai Mountain Series | Ep. 1: Gift from the Volcanos

After nearly 30 million years of geological movements, the distinctive volcanic landform and intact forest ecosystems have formed, providing sanctuary for thousands of wild species. About CGTN Nature Changbai Mountain in northeast China is named after its iconic, perpetually white snow-capped peaks. The 14-episode Changbai Mountain Series reveals a “natural museum,” as it is one … Read more CGTN Nature: Changbai Mountain Series | Ep. 1: Gift from the Volcanos

Hannah Gadsby Reacts to Her Instagram Moment with Anna Kendrick and Brittany Snow

Hannah Gadsby video chats with Jimmy about handling her newfound celebrity, the quick Google search that turned into an Instagram moment with Anna Kendrick and the importance of supporting Safe Horizon during the pandemic. Subscribe NOW to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: http://bit.ly/1nwT1aN Watch The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Weeknights 11:35/10:35c Get more … Read more Hannah Gadsby Reacts to Her Instagram Moment with Anna Kendrick and Brittany Snow

Live: Explore the Tsering Chey Nga Snow Mountain Museum 探秘次仁切阿雪山博物馆

China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, sitting on the “roof of the world,” is home to multiple historical mountaineering expeditions. This year marks the 60th anniversary of the first Chinese reaching the summit of Mount Qomolangma. Join CGTN to explore the Tsering Chey Nga Snow Mountain Museum in Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region, to learn about the history … Read more Live: Explore the Tsering Chey Nga Snow Mountain Museum 探秘次仁切阿雪山博物馆

Coronavirus: The ski resort saving snow for next season – BBC News

In the Finnish resort of Levi, 150kms (93 miles) north of the Arctic Circle, the ski season normally goes into May. This year, that was cut short when they had to close in March because of Covid-19, despite having the best snowfall in living memory. Locals have decided they must do something to help themselves … Read more Coronavirus: The ski resort saving snow for next season – BBC News

Snow in May | 2020 hasn’t finished yet!

With only weeks before the official start of summer, a blizzard struck the mountain peak of Brocken, and covered the whole town of Wernigerode in #Germany’s Saxony-Anhalt with #snow on Monday. A drop in temperatures brought upon by a polar vortex and even ground frost during mid-May is not uncommon for the Harz mountain range. … Read more Snow in May | 2020 hasn’t finished yet!

Some will see snow this Mother’s Day weekend. Here’s what you should know.

The polar vortex will unleash some of the coldest May weather on record for the East Coast. New England will see record snow fall. Freeze alerts curl from southern Minnesota to northern Georgia to the suburbs of New York City. The arctic outbreak has already gathering oomph over the Upper Midwest on May 8, where … Read more Some will see snow this Mother’s Day weekend. Here’s what you should know.

Coronavirus uncertainty leaves alpine operators worried despite once-in-a-decade falls | ABC News

Any other year, business operators in the Victorian alps would be celebrating after early snow, like last week’s huge falls. However, with uncertainty still lingering over whether the 2020 ski season can go ahead, most of them are worried about whether they can survive the Winter. Get the ABC’s latest coronavirus news here: https://ab.co/2PTeDpK For … Read more Coronavirus uncertainty leaves alpine operators worried despite once-in-a-decade falls | ABC News

Penguins chill during COVID-19 pandemic at Hong Kong’s Ocean Park

Save for an absence of gawping crowds, life for the penguins of Hong Kong’s Ocean Park has been much the same during the coronavirus pandemic – but their carers have worked long shifts to keep the monochrome troupe healthy. Piles of fresh snow have been laid out as some 100 penguins excitedly gather for the … Read more Penguins chill during COVID-19 pandemic at Hong Kong’s Ocean Park

Italians use snow canons to disinfect streets from coronavirus

Snow canons are being used in South Tyrol, Italy to disinfect streets as communities prepare for life under lockdown to be lifted. The canons are developed and provided by Demaclenko for free. Watch their video above. For the latest news on coronavirus as it happens, follow our liveblog here: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/global-health/science-and-disease/coronavirus-news-uk-lockdown-tests-deaths-schools-contact-tracing/ Get the latest headlines: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/ … Read more Italians use snow canons to disinfect streets from coronavirus

Heavy snow blankets blankets Australia’s ski fields ahead of season

The UK’s Guardian News reports on heavy snowfalls in Australia’s ski fields. Areas in Australia’s high country have been blanketed by up to 30 cm of snow weeks ahead of the ski season. Parts of the country’s south-east have been hit by a cold snap, prompting the earlier than usual snow cover Guardian News YouTube … Read more Heavy snow blankets blankets Australia’s ski fields ahead of season