Record-breaking snowstorm hits US, leaves east coast paralysed

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A car is seen buried in snow after an overnight snowstorm inside Washington DC Beltway in the United States. Reuters

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A woman in Virginia digs out her car as a blizzard hits the east coast January 23, 2016. A major snowstorm has left almost the entire eastern coast of the US paralysed. Reuters.

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New York City police monitor traffic during the snowstorm which took place on 23 January. At least 16 persons have died following the storm. Reuters.

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Snowplow trucks work on the roads as the snow begins to fall in Washington. Several states have declared a state of emergency following the snowstorm. Reuters.

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Thousands of people have been left without power across the US. Reuters

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Cities like New York issued a travel ban for cars. Reuters.


Updated Date: Jan 24, 2016 18:18 PM

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