A huge snowstorm is hammering the east coast of the US, knocking out power to more than half a million people, shutting down roads and forcing people to stay home. As much as a meter of snow could fall before it ends.
A new storm has plowed into the eastern US. The current bout of snow, wind and ice has triggered widespread road accidents and flight cancellations and left hundreds of thousands of people without power.
A powerful winter storm pummeling the northeastern US has turned deadly, according to local authorities. Temperatures are expected to drop to below -10F (-23C) in some areas overnight.
Snow, strong winds, and freezing temperatures have hit the northeastern United States, with many states and big cities affected by the wintry weather. Some national highways have been closed, and many flights cancelled.
Residents in the southeastern United States are bracing for more than an inch of ice and several inches of snow. So far the storm has knocked out power across several states and caused nationwide flight cancellations.
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