At least 28 people died during an epic snow storm that's swept across the eastern United States over the weekend. Eleven states declared emergencies. As clean-up crews dig out, hundreds take part in a giant snowball fight in Washington D.C.
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.
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.
Snowbound Washington will keep its federal offices closed on Monday as the US East Coast digs its way out. Sunshine on Sunday gave New Yorkers the chance to enjoy the aftermath of the city's second-biggest snowstorm.
Weather forecasters have warned that "an all-out blizzard" along the East Coast of the US could be "life-threatening." Five states have declared an emergency, as more than 2 feet (60 cm) of snow is predicted.
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