Blizzard struck the northeastern United States suffered more than 3,000 flights were canceled

管理 / 2018-05-23

  China news agency, New York, February 9 – Northeast 9th encountered snow, more than three thousand sorties flights were canceled, it is estimated that there will be 5000-6000 million lives are affected。
  According to the information tracking website FlightAware Aviation, as of 12:30 the same day, the United States a total of more than 3,500 flights were canceled。
Only in New Jersey, Newark International Airport, LaGuardia Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport, there are more than 2,100 flights were canceled; Boston's Logan International Airport also has more than 700 flights were canceled。
  Before the arrival of heavy snow a day in some areas of New York City, Connecticut, New Jersey and the Hudson River Valley Winter storm warning issued; Massachusetts and Long Island, New York blizzard alert is issued。 According to the US National Weather Service expects snowfall New York area at least over 20 centimeters in some areas may reach 30 cm; snowfall greater Boston area, is 30-45 cm; less snowfall in the Philadelphia area, about 12 cm。 Blizzard also comes along with 5-6 wind, maximum wind speed in some areas over 20 m / s, equivalent to nine Gale。   Day, New York City, Boston, Philadelphia and other places of public schools all closed; some government agencies in New Jersey, Massachusetts and Delaware and other places also temporarily closed。 Snow also have serious implications for traffic。 New York City subway lines and more delays during the morning rush hour bus operation is limited, Staten Island Ferry also reduced flights。 New York City Mayor 德布拉西奥 urged people to stay home as much as possible, if you must go out, try not to drive。
New York City has invested more than 2,400 day and 2,300 snow removal equipment for road cleaning operations。
New Jersey State Police said that as of 9:00 the same day they handled a total of 145 from a motor vehicle accident, rescue vehicles carried 148 times。
  According to the weather forecast, about two in the afternoon snowfall intensity will rise。 9 evening the snow will gradually subside from the New York area, but snowfall in the Boston area is likely to continue into the weekend。   Blizzard victims rose to 137 people trapped rescue difficult, according to foreign media reports, recently, Afghanistan and more snow down the third consecutive day, causing a series of avalanches, the current death toll has reached at least 137 people。
Due to the country's central and northeastern provinces, several roads blocked by snow, hindering rescue workers to the disaster area rescue, the death toll is expected to rise further。