Winter attack in the United States. Snowstorms passed in the south of the country on Sunday. The drop in temperature and freezing rain caused freezing on the roads. More than two thousand flights and several dozen railways have already been cancelled. There is a power outage.
Public Radio NPR reported that “Snow and sleet began before sunrise in areas of North Carolina. In parts of Georgia, sleet and sleet are falling and there are strong gusts of wind since early morning. Snow and sleet.”
The National Weather Service (NWS) warns of this In some areas more than 30 cm of snow can fall.
“Traveling is getting tougher. Caroline and Virginia announced Georgia authorities this morning.” Emergency. Residents were asked not to leave the roads without an urgent need. In addition to rapidly accumulating snow and ice, strong winds were expected to blow trees and break power lines, making driving even more dangerous” – emphasizes NPR.
FlightAware has been reported on About 2,500 flights were canceled in the United States on Sunday. Because of snow storms Amtrak Railroad canceled dozens of trains over the weekend and on Monday.
They are starting to appear Blackouts.
The Poweroutage website reported that more than 109,000 people have had no electricity at some point in Georgia on Sunday morning. recipients. In South Carolina, the number reached 89,000. Customers, in Florida – 31 thousand, and in North Carolina – 16 thousand.
Snowstorms will move north Sunday evening and Monday morning, according to forecasters.
It will extend from the Ohio Valley to New England. In New York City, less than 1 inch of snow is expected, but New York State, as well as neighboring New Jersey, could see several inches of white powder. Power companies Con Edison in New York warned of possible blackouts on Sunday.
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