In some areas of the country, temperatures can fall to -53 degrees Celsius.
In the US, meteorologists warned about the abnormal frosts. In some areas of the country, temperatures can fall to -53 degrees Celsius. Reported six victims, informs Rus.Media.
The reason for the strong cold snap was the cold air that came from the North pole.
In the States that will face the Arctic cold, is home to more than 55 million people. Housing most of them are not intended for living in such weather conditions.
State of emergency introduced in the States of the Midwest – Wisconsin, Michigan and Illinois, as well as in the southern States – Alabama and Mississippi. There is also expected heavy snowfall.
Across the country canceled more than a thousand domestic flights. In some towns opened temporary heating points for the homeless.
Almost all the trains that serves the American railroad, Amtrak, is cancelled. The U.S. postal service announced that mail will not deliver to certain parts of the country due to the cold snap, says CNBC.
Meteorologists attributed the cold snap with a sudden warming at the North pole. It is called warm front with Morocco. For this mass of cold air moved South. According to scientists, a result of global warming winter on the planet can become more severe.