Naijacrux News:Welcome to Naijacrux Online Forum..Great Place To Get Tips Facts Updates and More ,Interact Discuss & Learn With Others !!.remember to register to enjoy much more update!!!New Updates From Naijacrux -Naijacrux Is Now Mobile Friendly - Download Our Android App On Our Forum Rules And Announcement Section.Our App Will be Live On Google Playstore And IOS Store Soon Aswell - CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD NAIJACRUX ANDROID APP !!! Dear Guest And Naijacrux Dedicated Members,!!! ,  You Can Now Receive Naijacrux Weekly New Post and Updates Via Email by Subscribing To Our Newsletter Using The Subscribe Button Above The Naijacrux Announcement And Discussion At The Top Home Page!!Never Miss A New Post And Updates Again.!Thank You.  !!!YOU ARE WELCOME TO NAIJACRUX INFORMATIVE LEARNING AND INTERACTIVE FORUM.This Website is an Intensive Forum of Learning We recommend you Register & Login to Enjoy much free stuffs ::>>Also remember to Update your Profile Immediately after registration. Thank you!>>>!!!!To All Advertisers And Patronizers, kindly Send Mail To Support@naijacrux.com For adverts Placement. thanks!!!


Author Topic: Cold Weather Kills 9 Across US  (Read 734 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline lindaikeji

  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 758
  • Karma: +0/-0
Cold Weather Kills 9 Across US
« on: January 03, 2018, 06:53:41 AM »
Loading...

The record-shattering cold gripping most of the United States has been blamed for at least nine deaths in recent weeks and forecasters say the worst is yet to come.

The National Weather Service issued wind chill advisories and freeze warnings Tuesday for 40 U.S. states.

"Arctic air mass will bring a prolonged period of much-below-normal temperatures and dangerously cold wind chills to the central and eastern U.S. over the next week, NWS tweeted.

Hard freeze warnings remain in effect through Wednesday in typically balmy states, including Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. Temperatures fell to -13 Celsius (8.6 Fahrenheit) near Cullman, Alabama, and -7 Celsius (19.4 Fahrenheit) in Mobile, Alabama.

City officials opened warming shelters across the South as cold temperatures brought rare snow flurries as far south as Austin, Texas. In Savannah, Georgia, where the average high temperature in January is 16 Celsius (61 Fahrenheit), the temperature hovered at -1 Celsius (30.2 Fahrenheit) at noon Tuesday.

Hospitals across the U.S. are seeing a surge in emergency room visits for hypothermia and other ailments as temperatures plunge well below freezing.

The central U.S. has borne the brunt of the frigid temperatures since the snap began around Christmas. Omaha, Nebraska, broke a record dating back more than 130 years as teeth chattered in temperatures of -29C (-20 Fahrenheit). While Aberdeen, South Dakota, saw the mercury fall to -36C (32.8 Fahrenheit), breaking a record set in 1919.

Arctic temperatures also caused problems on waterways, for both waterfowl and boats. Firefighters in Richmond, Virginia, freed a swan that was stuck for hours Monday in the middle of a frozen pond.

In New York, transportation officials suspended the Newburgh-Beacon commuter ferry service on Tuesday because of icy conditions on the Hudson River. In Florida, several water parks in Orlando are closed because of the extreme temperatures, CNN reported.

Tourists visiting the Horseshoe Falls at Niagara Falls snapped photos of flowing water that had turned to icicles.

The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy reported frozen sharks were washing on beaches south of Boston.



 

World Health Org Ships 1.4 Million Vaccines as Yellow Fever Kills 10 in Ethiopia

Started by legendguru

Replies: 0
Views: 7857
Last post November 07, 2018, 12:54:47 AM
by legendguru
Brain-Eating Amoeba Kills Teenage Boy in United States

Started by mastercode

Replies: 0
Views: 1319
Last post July 12, 2015, 02:44:03 AM
by mastercode
Ultraviolet light can destroy DNA of Bacteria and also kills it- expert

Started by internet police

Replies: 0
Views: 860
Last post July 06, 2015, 09:17:42 PM
by internet police
Measles Kills 140,000 - World health organization revealed

Started by guruslodge

Replies: 0
Views: 12242
Last post December 06, 2019, 12:40:51 PM
by guruslodge
Tobacco kills One in Five Deaths after suffering Heart Disease

Started by naij

Replies: 0
Views: 6653
Last post September 28, 2020, 12:44:29 PM
by naij
Malaria Outbreak Kills 4 in Kenya

Started by newspostng

Replies: 0
Views: 1038
Last post October 23, 2017, 12:33:35 AM
by newspostng
Measles Kills More Than 900 in Madagascar, Says WHO

Started by yungcrux

Replies: 0
Views: 7917
Last post February 22, 2019, 06:41:19 AM
by yungcrux
Weather Disrupts COVID Vaccine Delivery in US

Started by punch

Replies: 0
Views: 11420
Last post February 22, 2021, 12:33:08 PM
by punch