Winter Storm Continues In Northern America


December 24, 2022


More than one million Americans and Canadians are facing Christmas eve without power as a massive winter storm continues to pummel North America. Nearly 250 million are affected, and at least 19 deaths have been linked to the storm that extends more than 2,000 miles (3,200km) from Quebec to Texas. Thousands of flights have been cancelled during the festive period. The western US state of Montana is the worst hit by the cold, with temperatures dropping to -50F (-45C). Coastal flooding has been seen in America’s north-eastern New England region, inundating communities and downing power lines. A number of the storm-related fatalities have involved road traffic accidents, including a 50-car pile-up in Ohio that killed four motorists. Another four died in separate crashes in the state.