February 10, 2012
Kiev, Ukraine
A man, who suffered frostbite, sits in a hospital, with the air temperature at about minus 13 degrees Celsius outside (via Reuters.com)

Kiev, Ukraine

A man, who suffered frostbite, sits in a hospital, with the air temperature at about minus 13 degrees Celsius outside (via Reuters.com)

February 8, 2012
Venice, Italy
Sheets of ice float on the partly frozen Cannaregio channel (via Telegraph)

Venice, Italy

Sheets of ice float on the partly frozen Cannaregio channel (via Telegraph)

February 8, 2012
Versoix, Switzerland
A man walks past an ice-covered car on the waterside promenade at Lake Geneva. (via Telegraph)

Versoix, Switzerland

A man walks past an ice-covered car on the waterside promenade at Lake Geneva. (via Telegraph)

February 4, 2012
Kiev, Ukraine
A woman carries a small dog under her fur coat as the temperature falls to minus 27 degrees Celsius (via Telegraph)

Kiev, Ukraine

A woman carries a small dog under her fur coat as the temperature falls to minus 27 degrees Celsius (via Telegraph)

February 3, 2012
Zurich, Switzerland
An iced gargoyle in a fountain. Heavy snow has caused disruption across Europe, from Italy in the south to Turkey in the east. The freeze that has swept through the continent has caused at least 80 deaths, mainly in Ukraine and Poland. (via BBC News)

Zurich, Switzerland

An iced gargoyle in a fountain. Heavy snow has caused disruption across Europe, from Italy in the south to Turkey in the east. The freeze that has swept through the continent has caused at least 80 deaths, mainly in Ukraine and Poland. (via BBC News)

February 3, 2012
Sofia, Bulgaria
Commuters on a tram in the Bulgarian capital, which has been hit by heavy snowfall and record low temperatures of -19C (via guardian.co.uk)

Sofia, Bulgaria

Commuters on a tram in the Bulgarian capital, which has been hit by heavy snowfall and record low temperatures of -19C (via guardian.co.uk)

February 3, 2012
Constanta, Romania
A child walks between rocks covered in ice as the waters of the Black Sea are frozen near the shore. The death toll from Eastern Europe’s severe cold spell has risen to 79. Temperatures have dropped as low as minus 32.5 C (minus 26.5 F) in some regions,. The weather is so cold that some areas of the Black Sea have frozen near the Romanian coastline. (via Telegraph)

Constanta, Romania

A child walks between rocks covered in ice as the waters of the Black Sea are frozen near the shore. The death toll from Eastern Europe’s severe cold spell has risen to 79. Temperatures have dropped as low as minus 32.5 C (minus 26.5 F) in some regions,. The weather is so cold that some areas of the Black Sea have frozen near the Romanian coastline. (via Telegraph)

February 2, 2012
Bucharest, Romania
Portraits of homeless people inside a shelter set up by the city hall in Bucharest, Romania, as temperatures plunged to -16C overnight. More than 60 people have died in a cold snap across central and eastern Europe. (via BBC News)

Bucharest, Romania

Portraits of homeless people inside a shelter set up by the city hall in Bucharest, Romania, as temperatures plunged to -16C overnight. More than 60 people have died in a cold snap across central and eastern Europe. (via BBC News)

February 2, 2012
Parma, Italy
Television technicians move their equipment from the field as the Italian Serie A soccer match between Parma and Juventus is cancelled at the Tardini stadium (via Reuters.com)

Parma, Italy

Television technicians move their equipment from the field as the Italian Serie A soccer match between Parma and Juventus is cancelled at the Tardini stadium (via Reuters.com)

February 2, 2012

Extreme cold weather claims more than 40 lives in Ukraine – video

High pressure across the Eurasian continent is causing freezing temperatures from central Europe to Siberia. In Ukraine more than 40 people have died, as temperatures have fallen below -33C (-27F). Several hundred heated tents have been set up around the country to provide makeshift accommodation and dispense food and drinks to homeless people (via guardian.co.uk)

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