The number of victims of the storm that raged on the Atlantic coast of the U.S. last Friday, has risen to 13, said on Sunday the Associated Press.
Previously reported nine dead.
According to the agency, in connection with the elements of the state of emergency declared in the states of Maryland, West Virginia, Ohio, Virginia and the District of Columbia, where Washington. Because of the storm were still without power about 3 million people, mobile and internet in most areas affected by natural disasters strike, work intermittently.
U.S. President Barack Obama has ordered the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide the necessary assistance to the authorities of the states affected by the storm that hit the East Coast of the U.S..