Elliot storm It has so far accumulated 57 deaths as it passed through the United States and Canada. Evidence of this severe cold snap affecting the Nordic countries is the footage shown Niagara Falls like never before.
These falls are a tourist attraction located on the border of the two countries and receive hundreds of thousands of people every year. But, In the midst of this extreme polar wave, it can be seen how Storm Elliott is responsible for its partial freezing.
In the photos spread across social networks, you can see Icebergs on the Niagara River, snow-capped trees, snow mountains near the shore, all sides of the landscape are also covered with ice spikes.
The most destructive storm
New York Governor Kathy Hochul said so Elliott is the “most destructive” storm in Buffalo historyWhere snow falls about 100 cm. “I cannot overstate how dire the current circumstances are.”Hochul said, urging residents to stay off the roads.
The weather phenomenon has been moving slowly towards the east since Sunday, as it weakened. Although temperatures are still icy and lower than normal in the east, center and south of the country. The NWS said temperatures in the central and eastern United States should return “to seasonal standards by the middle of next week.”
On the other hand, the Christmas lights were unable to shine at night in tens of thousands of homes that were left without electricity after four days of stormy winds. Nearly 1.7 million customers across the country were without power over the weekend, according to Poweroutage.us. About 153,000 customers were still without power on Sunday afternoon. According to Agence France-Presse, the most affected states were Maine, New York, Virginia, Washington and Vermont.