The snow-weary eastern US was digging out from yet another mammoth storm Friday, as the deadly weather crept through New England and eastern Canada and another storm approached.
US media counted up to 21 people dead as a result of the storm, which was blasting New England and eastern Canada with heavy snow and powerful winds, a day after plowing through southern and eastern US states.
One of the casualties was a 36-year-old pregnant woman, struck and killed by a snowplow in a New York parking lot. Her baby was delivered alive by Caesarean section but remains in critical condition.
Emergency declarations were issued in several southern states, as a result of the wintry conditions felt as far south as Texas and affecting Alabama, Florida, South Carolina and other states famous as havens from the northern winter. Read more...