US President Joe Biden declares a major disaster in the state and ordered federal aid to supplement local recovery efforts in affected areas.
Authorities declare a state of emergency to allow for a quick response and to aid in cleanup from another powerful storm just days earlier.
Tornado watches and severe thunderstorm warnings were in effect across much of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia states, along with flood watches posted along the southern fringe of that zone.
More than 200,000 homes and businesses lose power as freezing rain and snow weigh down tree limbs and encrusted power lines, part of a winter storm that has also caused shutting of schools and cancellation of thousands of flights.
Winter storm is expected to wreak havoc on a nearly 3,218-km swath of the United States over the next few days, bringing heavy snow, ice, and bitterly cold temperatures.
The season’s heaviest snow has halted some of Istanbul's ferry services, shut roads and forced public institutions to close early.
It marked the first time the airport had completely shut down due to inclement weather since it opened.
Winter storm brings miserable combination of heavy snows, freezing rain and high winds, officials say, impacting southeast and coastal mid-Atlantic before moving up to New England and southern Canada.
The Cildir Lake in northeastern Turkey attracts tourists during each season, but it is especially enchanting in winter.
The eastern border city has been known for its popular long Eastern Express railway trips from the capital Ankara to Kars.
Snowstorms in Istanbul and other major cities spark joy for those still in touch with their inner child. Here are some snow people from Turkish Twitter.
Turkey’s largest cities are covered in snow, as temperatures drop with more snowfall predicted for the next few days.
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