Meteorologists warn about the threat of hypothermia and frostbite
WASHINGTON – the Central and Eastern parts of the United States struck a cold winter, which will continue in the first days of the new year.
In connection with negative temperature forecasters warn residents about the threat of hypothermia and frostbite.
According to the national meteorological services in the city of international falls in Minnesota, the thermometer dropped to minus 37 degrees, breaking the record of 1924 – minus 32 degrees.
Residents of Erie, in Pennsylvania, continue to dig a four-foot piles of snow that fell earlier this week. Meteorologists promise that soon snow cover will increase by 25 cm.
Researchers from the Observatory of mount Washington in new Hapshire note that in this area the temperature reached a record high of minus 37 degrees Celsius. They posted on Facebook a video in which one of the staff pours from the jug of hot water, which on the icy storm wind immediately turns to snow.
The US President Donald trump, who is on your resort in Florida, on Thursday wrote on Twitter: “In the East, the coldest New year in history!”
The President used the moment to joke about climate change: “Perhaps we have here handy is global warming, for protection from which our country and not other countries, was going to pay trillions of dollars – trump wrote. – Dress warmly!”
The Governor of the state of new York Andrew Cuomo urged residents and tourists to take precautions due to the cold weather, while millions of people are planning to go to celebrate the New year at times square.
As expected, New year’s eve in the Midwest and northeastern States to the North and South Carolina, the temperature will be 10 degrees below normal, including in such major cities as Chicago, St. Louis, new York, Washington and Atlanta.