Northeast US Record Low Temperatures: There is severe cold in many parts of America. In many states of the country, the problems of the people have increased due to the bone-shaking cold. Due to extremely cold and strong wind, it has become difficult for people to come out of the house. The dangerous presence of cold temperatures and powerful winds affected much of the northeastern US area on Saturday.
The mercury reached minus 108 degrees Fahrenheit on Saturday in Mount Washington, New Hampshire. People have been advised to take precautions.
Bone-shaking cold in America
Records of extremely low temperatures and strong winds have severely affected the Northeast US. Strong winds and freezing cold were recorded overnight in Mount Washington, New Hampshire. Minus 108 degrees Fahrenheit (-78 degrees Celsius) was recorded here on Saturday, which was the lowest temperature ever recorded in the United States.
cold wind blowing at a speed of 160 km
According to the Mount Washington Observatory, the wind was blowing at a speed of 100 mph (160 km/h). With high speed, the air temperature reached minus 47 degrees Fahrenheit. The Hampden District Attorney said in a statement that a child was killed when a tree fell on a car in Southwick, Massachusetts, due to strong winds. The driver was also badly injured in this accident and has been admitted to the hospital.
Initiative to save homeless people from cold
Due to extreme cold, schools were closed in many places including Boston. Emergency measures are being taken to help the residents of many cities. Warming centers are being opened to save homeless people from severe cold. People are also being warned not to leave their homes. Massachusetts Governor Maura Haley ordered the city’s main rail terminal South Station to remain open overnight to serve as an emergency shelter.
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