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World: Storm Izzy: East of the United States and Canada under the Blizzard, thousands of canceled flights

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

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

Toronto (Canada), lundi. Un bus est à l'arrêt dans la ville en raison des quantités de neige qui tombent. AFP/Cole Burston © Valery Hache Toronto (Canada), Monday. A bus is stopped in the city due to the amount of snow that fall. AFP / Cole Burston The winter storm Izzy continues its route in eastern North America. After the United States, she has been touching Canada since Monday on Tuesday. Significant snowfall led to the cancellation of thousands of flights; Some Canadian provinces are on alert to Blizzard. The current has returned to many US homes among the 120,000 who experienced a power failure on Monday afternoon. But more than 1700 domestic and international flights were canceled Monday night, in addition to the 3000 of the day before. In Canada, the provinces of Quebec and Ontario are particularly under surveillance. In Toronto, the Mayor, John Tory, triggered an emergency rule allowing him to prevent cars from parking in certain areas, the time to snow after the dozens of centimeters that fell in a few hours. Many schools have closed in Quebec and southern Ontario, including in the Toronto area. The five vaccination clinics managed by the city of nearly three million people also suspended their operations for the day. This video made on Monday gives an overview of the conditions in the city. At the American neighbor, "the widespread winter storm that has seven on the country's third of the country will slowly be reduced," said the National Weather Service ( NWS ), National Meteorological Service. "However, major effects due to snow, ice, wind, and coastal submersion will persist through a wide area. Hundreds of traffic accidents and closed roads The winter storm warning remains in effect through seven states, North Carolina in the southeast of the country, in Maine located in the extreme northeast. Several dozens of centimeters fell to Harpersfield, a village of Ohio. The NWS also expects a further fall in temperatures leads to a gel of roads, dangerous for driving. Sunday, more than 300 car accidents have been listed in North Carolina, according to the motorway police of this state of the southeastern country. Toronto Police announced that there are two highways from the city, "because of the extreme weather and for driver safety". Traffic was particularly difficult in the streets of the city. After experiencing 620 flight cancellations on Sunday, 95% of its traffic for the day, Charlotte International Airport in North Carolina has taken over a more normal activity on Monday, but remains the most affected airport with 218 cancellations of Flight, 33% of its planned traffic. In Toronto, 201 flights from the Pearson International Airport had to be canceled, representing more than half of the traffic.

Canada: New "potential" tombs of Aboriginal children discoveries .
© AP - Darryl Dyck in Canada, from the 1830s to the second half of the twentieth century, about 150,000 First Nations children - Native Americans, Inuit and Métis - Have been torn from their families, and placed in Aboriginal residential schools managed by the Church. The Williams Lake First Nation in British Columbia announced that it had identified 93 "potential" tombs on the site of a former boarding school, in the west of the country.

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