In the US, record cold has led to the closure of schools

In the US, record cold has led to the closure of schools


В США рекордные морозы привели к закрытию школ

The cold weather caused the deaths of four people

Record-breaking Arctic cold led to the closure of schools in the Eastern United States and caused the deaths of four people in a long new year’s weekend.

The national weather service has issued warnings about the threat of hypothermia under the influence of wind in connection with a dangerous cold that occurred in the territory stretching from Eastern Montana through the Midwest to the Atlantic coast and North-East USA, and down to the Far South.

School districts in Iowa, Massachusetts, Indianapolis and northeast Ohio have canceled classes on Tuesday or had their origin in connection with the expected reduction of temperature at 11-17 degrees below normal in the Eastern half of the United States.

“We are talking about the fierce cold, too dangerous to leave children on the street waiting for a bus that may not come,” – said the coat of Arms Levin, superintendent of the school district Peabody just North of Boston.

Bitter cold is considered responsible for the deaths of two people in Milwaukee, according to the newspaper Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Another man was found dead from frostbite at the Church in Detroit, while a homeless man was found dead on the front porch in Charleston, West Virginia. This is reported by local media.