1.12.11.Prezident Barack Obama today signed a decree on the introduction of state of emergency in the state of New Jersey, hit hard by the snow storm.
This will allow local authorities to get help from the federal government. Funds should be directed primarily to repair and replace damaged as a result of the snow storm infrastructure.
Intense snowfall began in the north-eastern United States in the morning on October 29. Were powered down whole areas of cities, road and traffic lights, which led to hundreds of accidents.
The most difficult situation is in located right on the Atlantic, Massachusetts — to the west of the state in the city of Peru for a few hours received more than 80 cm of snow. Victims of the disaster were more than 20 people, injured hundreds more.
Source: Radio Mayak