A blizzard has begun blanketing the north east of the United States in snow. The wintery conditions mean a scheduled meeting between German Chancellor Merkel and US President Trump will now be postponed until Friday.
Storm Herwart has wreaked havoc across parts of central Europe, disrupting public transport, causing floods and uprooting trees. At least six people have been killed and several injured.
The Northeast was paralyzed by the late winter storm - many schools closed, over 6000 flights were cancelled. While New York City was not hit as badly as expected, some rural regions expected up to two feet of snow.
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.
Snow has started to fall as a late-season winter storm cripples the northeast US. Thousands of flights have been canceled and a state of emergency has been declared across the east coast.
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