A major snowstorm blanketed the Appalachian Mountains on Wednesday, leaving 150,000 homes and business in nine states without power, but Washington got mostly rain after officials had shut down the US capital as the storm approached.
Washington was due to be hit by heavy, wet snow on Wednesday as a fierce snowstorm headed east after blanketing the Midwestern United States, snarling traffic and causing hundreds of flight cancellations.
The storm was expected to
Turkey shut its Bosphorus Strait to northbound traffic on Thursday after a snowstorm reduced visibility in the major shipping channel, maritime officials said.
Four vessels were waiting south of Istanbul to pass through the strait
A rare October snowstorm barreled up the US East Coast on Saturday, cutting power to more than two million households, forcing cancellation of scores of airline flights and causing at least three deaths.
New York, New Jersey, Connecticut,