"Bomb Cyclone" Hits The United States With A Blizzard


According to US media reports on the 6th, the United States is ushering in a new round of snowstorms. From the 6th to the 7th local time, this winter's first "bomb cyclone" in the region will cause severe weather conditions such as strong winds, cooling, snow, and freezing rain in many parts of the southern and northeastern United States. It is estimated that more than 90 million people in the United States will be affected.

According to reports, the US Meteorological Department has issued severe weather warnings to 37 states including West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, New York and New Jersey, saying that these areas will be hit by blizzards, and some areas have the highest snow thickness. Up to 30 cm. Among them, on the 6th, some cities in Kentucky and Tennessee have begun to snow on a large scale, and the snow in some areas has reached as high as 15 cm, and there will be more snow later; and Washington, DC, Virginia, and Maryland, etc. The snowfall in the land will mainly occur at night on the 6th local time, and the temperature will drop rapidly afterward.

Affected by blizzard weather, vehicle traffic accidents occurred in many parts of the United States on the 6th. Some highways from Oregon to Michigan were closed. According to data from the US flight tracking website, more than 2,000 flights across the United States were canceled on the 6th, with airports in Nashville, Denver, and Chicago being the most affected. In addition, more than 1,500 flights across the United States were also canceled on the 7th.