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Ferocious snowstorm hits the US
Deadly weather has forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights across the Midwest.
Last Modified: 06 Mar 2013 10:41

Yet another storm is sweeping across North America, bringing heavy snow to much of the east.

The snow is now clearing the Midwest, but the east coast is expecting the storm to rage for a couple of days.

By the time it clear, some parts of the northeast will have received over 50cm of snow.


NOAA/REUTERS
The storm was clearly visible on this satellite picture taken on March 5, stretching across much of the eastern half of North America. [NOAA]


Nam Y. Huh/AP
The day before the storm hit Chicago, the weather was bitterly cold, but sunny.


Brian Kersey/Getty Images
A couple and their little monkey brave the weather as the storm begins to rage in Chicago on March 5.


Brian Kersey/Getty Images
The sculpture called Cloud Gate, but nicknamed The Bean, is covered in snow.


Amber Arnold/AP
The deep snow in Madison, Wisconsin, made for tough going. Particularly for those with shorter legs.


Todd Mizener/AP
Speeding down the hill in Schadt Park, Silvis, Illinois.


Elizabeth Flores/AP
In the deep snow in southwest Minneapolis, 4-year-old Flora seems to be enjoying snow, not so sure about her dog, Aspen.


Brian Kersey/Getty Images
Clearing snow is the new pastime for many people living in Minneapolis and Illinois.


GARY HERSHORN/REUTERS
The day before the storm reached the east coast, blue skies were still gleaming over Union Square, New York. Some parts of the east coast could see up to 50cm of snow as the system rages over the next few days.



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The storm was clearly visible on this satellite picture taken on March 5, stretching across much of the eastern half of North America. [NOAA]

Tue, 05 Mar 2013 18:06:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Winter-storm-hits-the-US?image_id=005OaUe789br5NOAAREUTERSReuters Pictures

The storm was clearly visible on this satellite picture taken on March 5, stretching across much of the eastern half of North America. [NOAA]

Yet another snowstorm
The calm before the stormhttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Winter-storm-hits-the-US?image_id=0dXK9Zo6Ta5Bd

The day before the storm hit Chicago, the weather was bitterly cold, but sunny.

Sun, 03 Mar 2013 17:30:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Winter-storm-hits-the-US?image_id=0dXK9Zo6Ta5BdNam Y. HuhAPAP Photo

The day before the storm hit Chicago, the weather was bitterly cold, but sunny.

The calm before the storm
The snow starts to fallhttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Winter-storm-hits-the-US?image_id=06LF7UGcFJe2I

A couple and their little monkey brave the weather as the storm begins to rage in Chicago on March 5.

Tue, 05 Mar 2013 23:03:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Winter-storm-hits-the-US?image_id=06LF7UGcFJe2IBrian KerseyGetty ImagesGetty Images

A couple and their little monkey brave the weather as the storm begins to rage in Chicago on March 5.

The snow starts to fall
It's 'bean' snowinghttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Winter-storm-hits-the-US?image_id=05u83FaeIOdnk

The sculpture called Cloud Gate, but nicknamed The Bean, is covered in snow.

Tue, 05 Mar 2013 22:54:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Winter-storm-hits-the-US?image_id=05u83FaeIOdnkBrian KerseyGetty ImagesGetty Images

The sculpture called Cloud Gate, but nicknamed The Bean, is covered in snow.

It's 'bean' snowing
Short legs make for a hard journeyhttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Winter-storm-hits-the-US?image_id=0ft34lhgYH1hD

The deep snow in Madison, Wisconsin, made for tough going. Particularly for those with shorter legs.

Tue, 05 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Winter-storm-hits-the-US?image_id=0ft34lhgYH1hDAmber ArnoldAPAP Photo

The deep snow in Madison, Wisconsin, made for tough going. Particularly for those with shorter legs.

Short legs make for a hard journey
If you can't beat 'em...http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Winter-storm-hits-the-US?image_id=03NEf5ff6KdoN

Speeding down the hill in Schadt Park, Silvis, Illinois.

Tue, 05 Mar 2013 11:22:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Winter-storm-hits-the-US?image_id=03NEf5ff6KdoNTodd MizenerAPAP Photo

Speeding down the hill in Schadt Park, Silvis, Illinois.

If you can't beat 'em...
Hide and seek in the snowhttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Winter-storm-hits-the-US?image_id=0avK1V28yb837

In the deep snow in southwest Minneapolis, 4-year-old Flora seems to be enjoying snow, not so sure about her dog, Aspen.

Tue, 05 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Winter-storm-hits-the-US?image_id=0avK1V28yb837Elizabeth FloresAPAP Photo

In the deep snow in southwest Minneapolis, 4-year-old Flora seems to be enjoying snow, not so sure about her dog, Aspen.

Hide and seek in the snow
Digging out http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Winter-storm-hits-the-US?image_id=08ImcIC7A94Ve

Clearing snow is the new pastime for many people living in Minneapolis and Illinois.

Tue, 05 Mar 2013 23:04:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Winter-storm-hits-the-US?image_id=08ImcIC7A94VeBrian KerseyGetty ImagesGetty Images

Clearing snow is the new pastime for many people living in Minneapolis and Illinois.

Digging out
Blue skies in New York...for now.http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Winter-storm-hits-the-US?image_id=078k7jFeHbe4K

The day before the storm reached the east coast, blue skies were still gleaming over Union Square, New York. Some parts of the east coast could see up to 50cm of snow as the system rages over the next few days.

Wed, 06 Mar 2013 04:39:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Winter-storm-hits-the-US?image_id=078k7jFeHbe4KGARY HERSHORNREUTERSReuters Pictures

The day before the storm reached the east coast, blue skies were still gleaming over Union Square, New York. Some parts of the east coast could see up to 50cm of snow as the system rages over the next few days.

Blue skies in New York...for now.


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