Ice Age, Day 2: Snow shovelling in, flights out

 

People sled on a hill at the U.S. Capitol after a major winter storm swept over Washington January 24, 2016. The National Weather Service said 17.8 inches (45.2 cm) fell in Washington, tying as the fourth-largest snowfall in the city's history.  (Reuters)

Two boys play atop a pile of snow at the end of a street in Union City, New Jersey, across the Hudson River from Midtown Manhattan, after the second-biggest winter storm in New York history, January 24, 2016. (Reuters)

A general view shows a Jeju airlines Boeing 737 aircraft parked amid snow coverage at Jeju airport on January 25, 2016. Close to 90,000 people were stranded on the South Korean resort island of Jeju after the biggest snowfall in three decades shut the airport for the third straight day.

A general view shows a snow plough making its way between aircraft parked in the snow at Jeju airport on January 25, 2016. Close to 90,000 people were stranded on the South Korean resort island of Jeju after the biggest snowfall in three decades shut the airport for the third straight day.

Stranded travellers sleep at Jeju airport on January 25, 2015. Close to 90,000 people were stranded on the South Korean resort island of Jeju after the biggest snowfall in three decades shut the airport for the third straight day. REPUBLIC OF KOREA OUT NO ARCHIVES RESTRICTED TO SUBSCRIPTION USE

 

 

Pedestrians walk through the snowy streets of the Upper East Side as all cars but emergency vehicles are banned from driving on the road on January 23, 2016 in New York City. The Northeast and parts of the South are experiencing heavy snow and ice from a slow moving winter storm. Numerous deaths from traffic accidents have been reported as the storm moves up the coast. (Getty Images/AFP)

Pedestrians walk through the snowy streets near Times Square as all cars but emergency vehicles are banned from driving on the road on January 23, 2016 in New York City. The Northeast and parts of the South are experiencing heavy snow and ice from a slow moving winter storm. Numerous deaths from traffic accidents have been reported as the storm moves up the coast. (Getty Images/AFP)

Shovellers remove snow in front of the Municipal Service Building in Philadelphia as snow falls over the region Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. (AP)


The Steamship Authority Ferry waits to depart Woods Hole, Mass., as a snowstorm continues, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. A massive winter storm buried much of the U.S. East Coast in a foot or more of snow by Saturday, shutting down transit in major cities, stranding drivers on snowbound highways, knocking out power to tens of thousands of people. (AP)

Kevin Syombathy, of the McDermott Auto Group, battles strong winds as he and employees take down an American flag at the dealership Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, in East Haven, Conn. A massive winter storm buried much of the U.S. East Coast in a foot or more of snow by Saturday, shutting down transit in major cities, stranding drivers on snowbound highways, knocking out power to tens of thousands of people. (AP)


A group of friends help push a car into a safe parking spot after it was stuck on a snow-covered road in Huntington, W.Va., on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. A blizzard brought much of the East Coast of the U.S. to a standstill Saturday. (AP)

The statue of Pierre Charles L'Enfant is coated in snow during a winter storm in Washington January 23, 2016. A winter storm dumped nearly 2 feet (58 cm) of snow on the suburbs of Washington, D.C., on Saturday before moving on to Philadelphia and New York, paralyzing road, rail and airline travel along the U.S. East Coast. (Reuters)


People trudge though the snow as they cross 42nd St during a snowstorm Manhattan borough of New York, January 23, 2016. (Reuters)

 

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