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In the United States struck snowstorm

January 16 2007
05:58

The northern and central states of America have felt a severe blow to the elements: as a result of a heavy snow storm has already killed 39 people. Hundreds of thousands of homes were without electricity.

Suddenly, the fallen wet snow and ice crust on the roads have killed 15 people in Oklahoma, eight - in Iowa, eight - in Missouri and four in New York. In Texas, killing three and another person died in Maine.

In addition, under the weight of ice and snow, power outages in transmission lines. In New York and New Hampshire without electricity were about 135 thousand people in Missouri - about 312,000 homes and offices. In Oklahoma, where the ice crust in some places reaches a thickness of 10 cm in places, are off 112,000 units. In well-hit state of Michigan without power still remain 127,000 homes. This is the AP.

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