The severe cold turned Christmas into a nightmare in the USA. While the number of people who lost their lives increased to 23, the number of canceled flights in the last three days reached 10 thousand.
Life has turned into a nightmare in the USA, where strong winds blowing from the North Pole left millions without electricity. Heavy snow continued for the third day in a row, as at least 23 people died in various states due to adverse weather conditions. Most Of The Deaths Were Recorded In Traffic accidents on icy roads . Emergency services, including firefighters, became unavailable in the city of Buffalo, on the Canadian border.
New York Governor Kathy Hochul sent the National Guard to support the city. More than 3,300 flights were canceled on Saturday alone due to the worst snowstorm in 40 years. The number of flight cancellations in the last three days has reached 10 thousand. Some 1.7 million people were left without electricity in the freezing cold, as temperatures dropped to minus 48 degrees Celsius in some areas. In New York, citizens were asked to use energy sparingly to reduce the possibility of blackouts.
They took refuge in churches
Refugees from Mexico gathered at churches and schools to stay warm, as temperatures dropped below freezing even in southern Texas. In Canada Further North, Such As The USA , winter conditions negatively affect daily life. Hundreds of thousands of people were left without electricity in Ontario and Quebec, while numerous flights were canceled in Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal. In addition, train services were disrupted on Christmas day.
Some 1.7 million people were left without electricity in the freezing cold, as temperatures dropped to minus 48 degrees Celsius in some areas.