Deadly cold weather continues in Europe - MarketWatch Vehicles drive through blizzards near the Lehliu railway station, 45 miles east of Bucharest.The storm, which swept in from Siberia, has killed more than 200 people.. NEW YORK (MarketWatch) Unusually cold weather, plunging temperatures to 31 degrees below zero in some areas, is expected to continue sweeping across Europe in coming days after causing hundreds of deaths in Eastern Europe and air-traffic delays in London and elsewhere. January has been the ninth-snowiest month since 1966 for Europe and Asia, though for the entire northern hemisphere, its been about average for snow this season, according to Associated Press. Londons Heathrow Airport, Europes busiest, cancelled half its flights Sunday, officials said. Londons Gatwick Airport received less snow and as of Sunday planned to run all scheduled flights. In Ukraine, freezing temperatures have killed at least 131 people during the nine-day cold spell, many of them homeless, while the death toll in Poland reached 53, reports said.