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At least ten deaths from winter weather in the US

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The harsh winter weather in the mid-west of the United States has killed at least ten people. Many people are forced to stay at home. Schools, shops and government agencies are closed.

The harsh winter weather in the mid-west of the United States has killed at least ten people. Many people are forced to stay at home. Schools, shops and government agencies are closed.

The icy wind ensures temperatures far below the freezing point. Be the thermometer in Fargo (North-Dakota) around -31 Celsius, in Park Rapids (Minnesota) the mercury dropped to -41. But also in Chicago temperatures of between -20 and -30 were measured.

Air traffic is badly affected by winter weather. Thousands of domestic and also hundreds of foreign flights were canceled on Wednesday. Also the train traffic from one to Chicago has been shut down.

The extremely low temperatures, which are caused by unexpected currents from the polar regions, also slowly move to the east of the US.