Thick ice and heavy snow have locked the entire European continent, already claiming the lives of nearly 500 people. And while Europeans are struggling to warm themselves, frigid temperatures are showing no signs of rising in coming weeks.
Decades-record colds that are freezing out Europe have brought far more serious consequences to Ukraine, where the harshest winter in recent history has claimed lives of 122 people, who died of hypothermia in the last fortnight alone.
Some like it hot, especially when it’s bitter cold outside. Monkeys at the zoo in the former Soviet Republic of Kazakhstan have been ‘rewarded’ with… mulled wine in their high-energy diet to help them fight the cold.