dozens of roads and highways America (EU) has literally been replaced by ice rinkswhich makes mobility and transportation difficult, mainly in the cities affected by winter storm Known as the “bomb cyclone”.
in Video which aired in social media It has been seen how roads, avenues and lanes have become giant “skating rinks”, putting at risk those who have to go outside driving any type of car and even passersby,
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- The authorities have urged citizens living in the affected cities don’t leave your homes,
With the presence of this storm, several cold records were broken: -53 °C in western Canada, -38 °C in Minnesota, but also further south, where temperatures are lower at this time of year. , -13°C in Dallas and -8°C in Houston.
The cause is a low pressure system caused by a “powerful struggle between two air masses”, one very cold from the Arctic and the other tropical from the Gulf of Mexico.
Deadly balance caused by the “cyclone bomb” in the European Union
Till this December 25, the balance was minimal due to meteorological phenomenon 31 muertos1.7 million people have been left without power and thousands of passenger flights have been cancelled.
The bodies of some people were found inside their vehicles or trapped under a blanket of snow. other deaths occurred in roadstoo dangerous for frozen ground and low visibility.
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The cities most affected by the devastation of the storm are Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, Detroit and New York.
according to site poweroutage.usThe states most affected by the power outage were North CarolinaMain Y TennesseeWhere the thermometer mostly marks the temperature below zero.
in ohio, because of the frozen roads, there was a massive accident At least 3 people were killed and others were injured because of about 50 cars. The pileup disrupted vehicular traffic near Sandusky.
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The icy roads also temporarily closed some of the nation’s busiest routes, including Interstate 70, which runs through most of the highway. America East to West.