Sport: A storm hits the east coast of the USA and Canada, thousands of canceled flights

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USA-Tempete / (photo, TV): a storm strikes the east coast of the USA and Canada, thousands of canceled flights

Washington, January 17 (Reuters) - A powerful winter storm fell on Sunday on a large part of the eastern United States, disrupting travel and causing power outages in the region.

Weather alerts have been issued from Alabama to Maine and governors of the states of Georgia, Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina have declared the state of emergency because of the storm.

in North Carolina, where record snowfall have been recorded, two people died on Sunday after losing control of their vehicle.

In Canada, the storm should be accompanied by 20 to 40 centimeters in South and Eastern Ontario, the province sharing part of its border with New York State, said the Meteorological government agency.

More than 3,000 inland flights, to or from the United States were canceled Sunday, and more than 8,000 flights were delayed.

(Report Jan Wolfe and Kanishka Singh, with Steve Gorman and Dan Whitcom; French version Camille Raynaud)

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