At least 34 people have died in the United States. for reasons related to the recent Blizzard ElliotHeavy snowfall, freezing temperatures and hurricane-force winds have battered much of the country, while thousands have been left without power over Christmas.
Lakhs of people have to take shelter from severe frost overnight and into the early morning to weather a snow storm that has trapped some residents indoors with heavy snow.
CNN says more than 315,000 homes and businesses across the country were without power on Christmas Eve as this winter storm tore down power lines with devastating winds, heavy snow and dangerously low temperatures, including low At least 22 people had died.
The reach of the storm has been almost unprecedented, stretching from the Great Lakes near Canada to the Rio Grande River along the Mexican border.
About 60% of the US population has faced some form of winter weather watch or warning, according to the National Weather Service, and temperatures have dropped dramatically below normal from the Rocky Mountains to the Appalachians in the east.
thousands of flights canceled
Thousands of US flights were canceled on saturday and around 3,000 till Sunday nightAccording to the FlightAware tracking site cited by CBS.
least Seven people died in the area Buffalo (New York State), where the storm was most crude, collapsed with snow and whose airport will remain closed until at least this Monday. Erie County officials said bodies were found in vehicles, in homes and on the street.
been there too Deaths due to accidents or cold weather in KansasMissouri, Vermont, Colorado, Ohio and Wisconsin, according to local press.
Elliott was moving slowly eastward on Sunday as it weakened, although temperatures remained warmer and colder than normal across the eastern, central and southern parts of the country.