A severe snowstorm caused a power outage on the eastern coast of the United States BBC.
The snowstorm in the United States has left more than 300,000 people without electricity in just 200,000 in New York State.
Even Southern Virginians experienced a cool breeze rather than pleasant spring weather during the days. New Yorkers are being asked to stay home if possible and not leave because of it Snow and strong winds at 64 km/h also make traffic difficult and dangerous.
Here’s why so many blackouts happen in the higher elevations of northern New York.
Like I said before the storm, this would be heavy, wet snow that would weigh down trees and cause some to fall and power lines to fall due to gusty winds in excess of 40 mph. https://t.co/1UnfRBATaCpic.twitter.com/3lt6ZIf9B3
– Peter Hall (@PetWeatherBeat) April 20 2022
Record 36.8 inches of snow fell in Binghamton, New York, Tuesday morning.
April storm brings heavy snow and rain to the northeast
Areas of Pennsylvania received up to 8 inches of snow, while central and northern New York could see more than a foot before the storm moved on Tuesday.
– jadenmiles April 19, 2022
Pennsylvania also caused several accidents with heavy snowfall.
It didn’t snow in New York City or Boston, but rather it brought torrential rain and strong winds.
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