Cold, snowstorms and avalanches have killed 926 people as the country suffers what is thought to be the worst winter in three decades, the authorities said.GLAD TO SEE THIS IN THE NYTIMES. WISH IT WAS FRONT-PAGE.
Almost half the deaths, 462, have been in the hard-hit western province of Herat, and dozens of people there have had hands or feet amputated because of frostbite.
Over all, more than 316,000 cattle have died and 833 houses have been destroyed.
- THERE IS NO GLOBAL WARMING.
- CHINA, CENTRAL ASIA, SOUTH AMERICA (2007) ALL HAD OR ARE HAVING THEIR WORST WINTERS IN MANY MANY DECADES.