26 Dec 2022

Snow Storm Continues To Wreak Havoc In America: 38 People Died So Far, 12000 Flights Cancelled, 14 Die In Japan Too

New York: Snow storm continues to wreak havoc in America. The lives of more than 20 crore people in 48 out of 50 states of the country have been thrown out of gear. So far 38 people have died in cyclone-related incidents. Its most impact is in New York, North Carolina, Virginia and Tennessee.

People stuck in homes, cars, restaurants: The situation in many cities has worsened due to the heavy snowfall that has been going on for four days. People have been stuck in homes, cars and restaurants for several hours. Road, rail and air traffic has come to a complete standstill. 12 thousand flights have been canceled in America in four days.

Runways of airports buried in snow: The runways of many airports have been buried in snow. Because of this people could not go to their homes and celebrate Christmas. He had to spend the night sleeping on the floor of the airport. Many people traveling by car got stuck on the way.

Four die in Canada as bus slips: Apart from America, the effect of this storm is also in Canada. Where the bus slipped and overturned due to heavy snowfall. So far 4 people have lost their lives in this accident.

People celebrate Christmas in darkness: The storm has damaged power lines and caused power outages in several cities. Due to heavy snowfall, there was sparking in the high tension lines of electricity at many places. After this the power supply came to a standstill and many cities were plunged into darkness. 

People had to celebrate the Christmas festival in the midst of heavy cold and darkness. Power supply could not be restored in many places till Monday morning. The eastern state of Maine was among the worst-hit locations, with nearly 90,000 people left without power. 

Bats rained down across Houston: Bats rained down across Houston after hundreds of winged creatures suffered from hypothermic shock and plunged from a bridge during the big freeze causing chaos across the US.

8 feet thick snow cover in city of Buffalo: The cyclone has engulfed an area of 3 thousand 200 kms. The mercury reached -42 degree Celsius on Saturday in the city of Montana, USA. At the same time, 8 feet of snow was laid in the city of Buffalo in New York State. People on the US-Mexico border are suffering from cold. Flood-like conditions were also observed in many places.

The work of thousands of businessmen across America has come to a standstill. In many cities, the temperature has reached minus -42 degrees. The effect of the storm is also being seen in Mexico.

Life thrown out of gear in Japan as well: Severe cold continues to wreak havoc in Japan as well. Heavy snowfall has been going on in many areas in Japan for the last few days. Since December 17, 14 people have died in cold related incidents. While 87 people are injured. Snowfall up to 1.2 meters was recorded in Niigata in Japan. Due to this there was a black out in the area. The lights of about 2000 houses went off. At the same time, the administration has advised people not to leave the house if it is not necessary.

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