Heavy snow, high winds threaten U.S. East Coast, thousands of flights cancelled | CBC News

2022-01-29 3:41:00 PM

Powerful nor'easter threatens 10 U.S. states along East Coast with heavy snow, high winds; storm could also cause widespread power outages and coastal flooding:

Powerful nor'easter threatens 10 U.S. states along East Coast with heavy snow, high winds; storm could also cause widespread power outages and coastal flooding:

A powerful nor'easter swept up the East Coast on Saturday, threatening to bury parts of 10 states under deep, furiously falling snow accompanied by coastal flooding and high winds that could cut power and leave people shivering in the cold weather expected to follow.

·(Michael Dwyer/The Associated Press)In West Hartford, Conn., a tractor-trailer jacknifed on snow-slicked Interstate 84, closing several westbound lanes.Another messy weekend storm to bring snow, ice pellets, freezing rain to MaritimesShoppers stock up

People push carts full of groceries out of a supermarket as they prepare for the coming storm in Lynn, Mass., on Friday."He's going to love it," Rudkowski said. "He's a snow dog."

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What’s wrong with you CBC… what’s up with News from Boston? There are Canadians on the East coast! Disappointed in you lately! COVID You seem to have forgotten it's hitting Canadian provinces . . . But I digress. You might want to use a appropriate picture.

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Mexico party plane organizer threatens legal action over airlines refusing return flightsThe man who organized a 'party plane' of Quebec influencers on an ill-fated New Year's trip to Mexico says he's now planning to sue Sunwing, the airline that flew them down on a charter flight before cancelling their return trip. Are the kids STILL down there? Well that lawyered suckered him into a losing suit. They took real hell of good drugs on that fkight

Social Sharing Philadelphia, New York and Boston all in the path of powerful nor'easter The Associated Press · Posted: Jan 29, 2022 4:44 AM ET | Last Updated: 27 minutes ago A front-end loader dumps road salt into a truck in Chelsea, Mass.Social Sharing Victims identified as man, woman in late 30s, 11-year-old girl, 3-year-old boy CBC News · Posted: Jan 27, 2022 12:52 PM CT | Last Updated: 9 minutes ago The people found dead in a Manitoba field near the Canada-U.Social Sharing Convoy gathered at noon in Vaughan before heading east to Kingston CBC News · Posted: Jan 27, 2022 3:04 PM ET | Last Updated: 1 hour ago Supporters of a truckers' convoy opposed to a federal vaccine mandate cheer outside the Vaughan Mills outlet mall, in Vaughan, Ont.· Posted: Jan 27, 2022 1:12 PM ET | Last Updated: 34 minutes ago James William Awad, who organized the controversial event and is seen here addressing the media on Thursday, said he plans to pursue legal action against the airline for allegedly breaching its contract with the group.

, on Friday. Residents and officials in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic regions of the U. border last week have been identified, officials say.S. are bracing for a powerful winter storm expected to produce blizzard conditions Friday and Saturday. The four were Jagdish Baldevbhai Patel, a 39-year-old man, Vaishaliben Jagdishkumar Patel, a 37-year-old woman, Vihangi Jagdishkumar Patel, an 11-year-old girl, and Dharmik Jagdishkumar Patel, a three-year-old boy, a news release said. (Michael Dwyer/The Associated Press) A powerful nor'easter swept up the U. In one video, a person could be seen crowd-surfing while the plane was in the air.

S. The Consulate General of India in Toronto has been in touch with the victims' family and is providing support. East Coast on Saturday, threatening to bury parts of 10 states under deep, furiously falling snow accompanied by coastal flooding and high winds that could cut power and leave people shivering in the cold weather expected to follow. Philadelphia, New York and Boston — the latter of which was under a blizzard warning and forecast to get as much as 60 centimetres of snow — were all in the path of the storm. Airlines cancelled more than 3,000 flights at some of the country's busiest airports. Amtrak suspended or limited service on the Boston-to-Washington corridor." CBC News has asked Sunwing for comment but has not yet received a response.

In West Hartford, Conn., a tractor-trailer jacknifed on snow-slicked Interstate 84, closing several westbound lanes. Officials from Virginia to Maine warned people to stay off the roads amid potential whiteout conditions. Rhode Island, all of which was under a blizzard warning, banned all non-emergency road travel starting at 8 a.m." He said he "can understand why people at home" would be upset seeing that behaviour, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who called the videos "a slap in the face.

ET. Another messy weekend storm to bring snow, ice pellets, freezing rain to Maritimes "This is serious. We're ready for this storm, and we also need Rhode Islanders to be ready," Gov. Dan McKee said. "The best way to handle this storm is to stay home tomorrow. When asked why, as the organizer, he didn't step in to stop the behaviour, Awad said all the passengers were adults who could take responsibility for their own actions.

" Delaware allowed only essential personnel to drive in two of its three counties starting Friday night. Massachusetts, where forecasters said some isolated pockets could get as much as 76 centimetres of snow, banned heavy trucks from interstate highways for most of Saturday. Shoppers stock up Shoppers crammed stores Friday to stock up on food and buy generators and snowblowers ahead of the nor'easter, a type of storm so named because its winds typically blow from the northeast as it churns up the East Coast. Many hardy New Englanders took the forecast cheerfully and even looked forward to the storm, given its weekend timing. People push carts full of groceries out of a supermarket as they prepare for the coming storm in Lynn, Mass. Federal Health Minister the federal government had sent files about the travellers to Quebec's public prosecutions office, the Directeur des poursuites criminelles et pénales du Québec (DPCP).

, on Friday. (Joseph Prezioso/AFP/Getty Images) Marc Rudkowski, 28, bought French bread and wine Friday at the Star Market in Cambridge, Mass., along with balloons and toys for his dog, who turned 1 on Friday. "He's going to love it," Rudkowski said. "He's a snow dog. "I'm not sure if it was a joke or anything, but no one actually took that seriously," he said.

" Merrick McCormack was calm as he unloaded his groceries at a supermarket in Warwick, R.I. "I don't fuss with storms. I know in a couple of days, we're going to be free and clear. No need to panic," said McCormack, 51, of Cranston.

But there were some concerns about hoarding amid ongoing supply chain issues caused by the pandemic. New England supermarket giant Stop & Shop pleaded with customers to practise restraint. "We ask shoppers to buy what they need and save some for their neighbours," the chain said in a statement. Blizzard warnings Parts of 10 states were under blizzard warnings: Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia. Areas closest to the coast were expected to bear the brunt of the storm, which could bring wind gusts as high as 113 km/h in New England.

Coastal New Jersey was forecast to get as much as 46 centimetres of snow and eastern Long Island up to 43 centimetres. Philadelphia, New York City, and parts of the Delmarva Peninsula in Delaware, Maryland and Virginia could get 25 centimetres or more. .