A powerful storm pounded the northeastern United States early on Tuesday, prompting flight cancellations, school closures and warnings to stay off the roads.
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.
Recovery in the Caribbean following Hurricane Irma is slow and more storms are on the way. Cuba was badly hit and a UN program has been launched to help feed those affected. Housing renewal is a priority.
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.
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.
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