Snowfall has paralyzed life in various states, including New York and Washington. Traffic on roads is much lower than usual. The temperature was recorded at 28 degrees Fahrenheit after snowfall. At least one foot of snow has fallen in New York’s roads, and Meteorological Department has issued an alert for another 1.5 to 2 feet of snow.
Mayor de Blasio has declared a state of emergency and banned citizens from traveling unnecessarily after 6 p.m. Current Situation is dire, with two to four inches of snow falling every hour, as well as icy winds of 20 to 30 miles per hour with wind gust 39 km per hour.
75% of flights from New York’s airports have been delayed due to bad weather. Current weather of New York city is -2 with real feel -11. Authorities have appealed to citizens to avoid unnecessary travel. Blizzard warnings have also been issued for Washington and its environs. According to officials, up to one foot snow is expected in Washington till Tuesday.