Much of the United States and Canada has been overtaken by an extreme cold snap, causing travel chaos and warnings from authorities for people to stay inside to avoid frostbite.
A weather system that moved across the Midwest and eastern US created damaging tornadoes and left massive flooding in its wake. The storms are moving into the Atlantic Ocean.
Parts of the US Midwest are now having to cope with snow, ice and heavy rain after a weekend of tornadoes and floods. 43 people have died across seven states in the last few days.
States in the South and Midwest have been hit by a wave of severe weather over the weekend, prompting flooding, tornadoes and even a blizzard. At least 14 people have been killed due to the powerful storm.
Atlantic storm "Frank," which shoved warm air toward the North Pole and deluged Britain, is fading, say German meteorologists. To the east, continental Europe's cold zone has brought frosts to Greece and snow to Turkey.
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