24 Dec 2022

At least 19 dead in US winter storm

Millions of Americans are facing blizzards, flooding and life-threatening cold temperatures this Christmas as an unprecedented winter storm smashes its way through most of the country.

At least 19 people have died, and one and a half million people are without power.

Thousands of flights have also been cancelled.

The US weather service is predicting the coldest Christmas Eve on record for several cities.