Snowstorm paralyses US South

Usually balmy southern states hit by a freak snowstorm, forcing thousands to shelter.

    A rare blast of snow and ice has hit the southern United States bringing misery to millions.
     
    Three states have declared a state of emergency. At least five people have died, roads have been closed and airports shut down.
     
    Al Jazeera’s Alan Fisher reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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