Media: The snow storm bearing down on the U.S.


Another snow storm bearing down on the south-eastern region of the United States, now in a number of states have already dropped up to 30 inches of precipitation, the traffic is difficult, said on Wednesday the broadcaster CNN.

According to meteorologists, the snow storm warning was extended in several states — from Texas to Alabama.

Bad weather forced the leadership of an international airport on Wednesday to cancel 12% of flights between the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth.

Currently the cyclone is moving towards the central part of Texas, which is expected to 8 inches of precipitation, as well as rain and hail. It is also expected that the city of Little Rock (the administrative center of Arkansas) will cover up to 20 centimeters of rain, and Memphis (Tennessee) — up to 10 inches of precipitation.

According to the Ministry of Health of Oklahoma, on Wednesday because of the weather hit about 80 people. Most of them received injuries in the fall on the street, some — in a car accident caused by bad weather conditions. Currently, the air temperature in the state sometimes reaches minus 30 degrees.

Last week, some areas of the U.S. Midwest have struck the first wave of a snow storm, leaving more than 13,000 flights were canceled. Then the victims were raging elements 12.

A few days ago, on February 4, a wave of freezing rain and strong black ice covered the southern and south-eastern states of the U.S., mostly unsuitable for such weather. "The Ice Storm" hit the territory of the city of Corpus Christi, Texas to central Alabama. Adverse weather conditions have caused the cancellation of all airline Southwest Airlines flight at the airport in Corpus Christi, Harlingen and Houston, transfers RIA "Novosti".

Source: vz.ru.

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