'Bomb cyclone' blankets northeast US in snow

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New York (AFP) Jan 7, 2022

A winter snowstorm known as a "bomb cyclone" blanketed the northeastern United States on Friday, canceling hundreds of flights, closing schools and causing treacherous driving conditions. Meteorologists say the weather phenomenon is effectively a winter hurricane that occurs when air pressure drops at least 24 millibars in 24 hours, bringing heavy downfalls and strong winds. The storm br

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