The blizzard weather that has lasted for several days has brought severe snow once in a hundred years in the northeast of the United States.
According to the National Weather Service report, as of 7 p.m. local time on February 2, Mount Ellington, Morris County, New Jersey, had snowfall in 24 hours reached 89 centimeters, breaking the state’s highest one-day snowfall of 81 centimeters set in Bergen County in April 1915.
In addition, the snowfall in Pennsylvania reached 90 centimeters, and the snowfall in Central Park of New York City reached 43 centimeters.
Strong snowy weather has brought great pressure to the local traffic situation and pandemic prevention and control.
As of the 2nd local time, Maryland police have dealt with 505 traffic accidents and 245 vehicle breakdowns since last Sunday.
New Jersey police handled 743 traffic accidents and responded to 1,362 distress calls.
A total of 293 flights at three New York City airports were cancelled.
Meanwhile, a large number of local schools, government departments and COVID-19 testing centers have been forced to close, and vaccination appointments for the same day have been cancelled.
More than 10,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine have been delayed, Gov. Lamont of Connecticut said.