While many people were pleasantly surprised, farmers in more central regions feared the worst for valuable crops. Most of the snow was recorded in mountainous areas.
7 Mar 2021
What to do if you are a windsurfing enthusiast in a country where the sea freezes over for months of the year?
7 Mar 2021
Czech freediver David Vencl swims 80 metres beneath ice on February 23 2021 breaking the world record by braving freezing water in a lake at a former quarry in the village of Lahost, near the city of Teplice.
28 Feb 2021
Czech freediver David Vencl is using this year's cold winter to get ready to set a new world record in swimming under the ice with breath held. He is planning to swim 80 metres with a single breath.
19 Oct 2020
Hundreds of scientists from 20 different countries spent an entire year trapped in the ice of the Arctic, camped out in extreme temperatures. Living through months of complete darkness and the constant threat of polar bears, they studied the ice sheets around them. The German-led expedition returned last week and the immediate conclusion was that the ice on the Arctic would be gone within decades. Sea ice scientist Stefanie Arndt tells us the trip was beautiful but also a cause for concern: this could be the last big group of scientists to see the Arctic in such icy conditions.
6 Aug 2019
Over 10 billion tons of ice melted in one day in Greenland.