12 May, 2020
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Polar vortex brings spring snow to parts of North America
Part of: GS-I- Geography (PT-MAINS-PERSONALITY TEST)
Winter in May - snowfall covers parts of northeast United States and Canada. A polar vortex has brought cold weather and springtime snow to parts of the northeast United States and Canada.
The stream of arctic air slipped south on Saturday, bringing the unusual weather. In many areas, snow flurries fell against a backdrop of sunny skies, green trees and flowers. The US National Weather Service issued a freeze warning extending into early Sunday for most of the country's northeast.
Parts of New Jersey woke up to a rather cold surprise on Saturday with a dusting of snow as temperatures in some areas of the US state dropped to below zero degrees Celsius.
What it is?
Recently, the United States is grappling with extreme cold with temperature reaching to -30°C in cities like Chicago and Dakota.
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