After freezing under the worst winters since last 130 years there are reports of improvement in the weather condition of the US. As reported by Free Press Journal the arctic blast has eased its grip on much of the eastern U.S. on Wednesday.The winds are calming and the weather is warming slightly a day after temperature records shattered.
It is expected that temperature is going to be normal in next few days which will give ease to the residents of the US. At least 21 cold-related deaths have happened across the country since Sunday. Reports says that at least five people died after collapsing while they were shovelling snow, Several other victims were identified as homeless people.
All the 50 states in the US saw freezing temperatures at some point on Wednesday. That included Hawaii, where it was 18 degrees (-8 Celsius) atop Mauna Kea, a dormant volcano. In Atlanta, where a record low of 6 degrees Fahrenheit (-14 Celsius) hit on Tuesday, the forecast today was sunny and a more normal 42 degrees (5 Celsius).
How badly the resident of the US are suffering can be understand from this when a resident Aaron Tumer while speaking to AFP said, “ I am not really worried but my fingers are pretty frost bitten so I am going inside and put it before heater”.
Worst weather conditions have adversely impacted baggage handling and aircraft refuelling, forcing airlines to cancel more than 2,000 flights yesterday in the US, bringing the four-day total to more than 11,000.