In the U.S. canceled more than a thousand flights

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В США отменены более тысячи авиарейсов A large part of the delays and cancellations of flights was registered at the airports in Atlanta, Houston, Boston and New Orleans

A powerful winter storm hit Wednesday large portion of the US, causing the cancellation of thousands of flights, delays of more than 2.6 thousand flights, closed schools and public institutions, stop road and rail communications.

This resulted in a significant problem, particularly for the southern States of the USA.

“The total number of flights delayed in the United States or towards the USA as of today is 2614. The total number of canceled flights in the United States – 1068”, – stated in the message registration service FlightAware flights.

A large part of the delays and cancellations of flights was registered at the airports in Atlanta, Houston, Boston and New Orleans.

The winter storm brought a rare freezing temperatures in the normally warm States such as Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Georgia. In particular, in Houston (Texas) due to icing steel the motorway. While there were cases of hypothermia, including with lethal consequences.

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