In many areas of America, mercury has dropped to minus 45 degree Celsius. Buffalo and New York City are most affected by this dreadful cold. Due to the snow storm, 1707 domestic and international flights had to be canceled in America on Sunday.
Along with the corona virus, cold has also started wreaking havoc on people in America. People in the country are battling with the shivering cold.
Several US flights were canceled on Thursday before the Christmas holiday due to heavy snow and freezing temperatures. Life has been affected by this cold. Please tell that at least 34 people have died in America and four in Canada due to the Arctic storm.
The 57th Governor of New York State tweeted from her official Twitter handle, ‘Snow is still falling and the wind chill is below zero, please stay home and stay safe.
In many areas of America, mercury has dropped to minus 45 degree Celsius. Buffalo and New York City are most affected by this dreadful cold. Due to the snow storm, 1,707 domestic and international flights had to be canceled in the US on Sunday. On this orgy of cold, New York State Governor Cathy Hochul said, ‘This is the deadliest blizzard in the history of Buffalo.’
A US news agency tweeted, “Snow drifts reaching SUV height in the Buffalo area as this historic snowstorm slowly moves down.” Some cars have been left in the middle of the roads during the height of the lake-effect snow storm.
In addition, deaths due to the storm were also reported in Vermont, Ohio, Missouri, Wisconsin, Kansas, and Colorado. A bus skidded on a snow-covered road in the city of Merritt, located in the British Columbia province of Canada. Four people died in this.
Out-of-control snowfall disrupted power supply in large parts of the US and Canada. At least two million consumers in the US were without power as of Sunday afternoon. Power supply is disrupted in 6,500 homes in North Carolina and 34,000 homes in New York.
On the other hand, Canada’s Ontario and Quebec provinces are badly affected by power supply disruptions. 1.20 lakh consumers in Quebec were without power on Christmas Day.
According to the news agency AP, the scope of the storm extends from the Great Lakes close to Canada to the Rio Grande near the border with Mexico. About 60 percent of the US population is affected by weather warnings in one way or another.