Attention was drawn to the unusual coldness during the weekend in the United States, with temperatures expected to reach minus 45 degrees Celsius in some places, the center wrote. BBC.
Meteorologists have issued a cold weather warning across the country, warning that icy winds could cause frostbite in as little as ten minutes. According to forecasts, snow is expected to fall across the country on Saturday, as more than 25 cm of snow has already fallen in Iowa.
Meteorologists said temperatures are expected to drop to record lows in some parts of the United States.
We call this weather life-threatening for a reason
— wrote the local National Weather Service, which asked residents to take the warnings seriously.
Due to the severe weather, nearly 200,000 people were left without power, and 2,000 flights were cancelled.
The severe weather also had an impact on the election campaign, including the cancellation of four campaign events for former US President Donald Trump, and candidates Nikki Haley and Ron DeSantis were forced to cancel their appearances.
Forecasts show that winter will not let up, as another cold front may arrive in the Michigan area, which has already brought cold temperatures of up to minus 50 degrees Celsius in Canada.
(Cover photo: Heavy snow falling in Chicago on January 12, 2024. Photo: Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune/Getty Images Hungary)