Thursday 20 November 2014

In Pictures: US Snow Chaos As Heavy Snowfall kills At Least Seven People,

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has described Wednesday's snowstorm as a "historic event". In some areas it is estimated that there has been 8ft of snow

The US states of New York, New Hampshire and Michigan have been hit by heavy snowfall that has killed at least seven people, trapped many people in their homes and caused travel mayhem.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo climbs over snow piled on the highway after talking to a stranded trucker on interstate I-190 while surveying an area in West Seneca, New York (19 November 2014)Mr Cuomo has warned that warmer weather this weekend could lead to heavy flooding when the snow melts

Men clear snow from a house in Lancaster, New York (19 November 2014)Though some homeowners have welcomed the predicted thaw, as they attempt to reduce the weight of the snow on their roofs

Members of the Niagara University women's basketball team stranded aboard their bus in New York State (18 November 2014) Among those affected by the storm were members of the Niagara University women's basketball team, who were stranded on board their bus in New York State for nearly 30 hours

A man clears snow off a car in Batavia, New York (19 November 2014)
It is likely to take days to clean up from the storm, which has been blamed for at least seven deaths
Trucks line Memorial Drive waiting to dump snow off the grounds of the Central Terminal (19 November 2014)Trucks have been deployed all over the state of New York to remove the snow as the clear-up begins in earnest

Via - BBC

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