Deadly snowstorm wreaks havoc in US

At least 16 killed as heavy snow and freezing temperatures hit the eastern United States in year's first major storm.

    At least 16 people have been killed, as heavy snow and freezing temperatures struck cities across the eastern United States.

    The year's first major winter storm brought large-scale disruptions to several cities.

    Four thousand flights have been delayed or cancelled, and the governors of New York and New Jersey have called a state of emergency to finance the clearing of major highways.

    Al Jazeera's Caroline Malone reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'We will cut your throats': The anatomy of Greece's lynch mobs

    The brutality of Greece's racist lynch mobs

    With anti-migrant violence hitting a fever pitch, victims ask why Greek authorities have carried out so few arrests.

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    How a homegrown burger joint pioneered a food revolution and decades later gave a young, politicised class its identity.

    From Cameroon to US-Mexico border: 'We saw corpses along the way'

    'We saw corpses along the way'

    Kombo Yannick is one of the many African asylum seekers braving the longer Latin America route to the US.