More than 1,000 flights canceled at airports in new Jersey and new York

More than 1,000 flights canceled at airports in new Jersey and new York

A powerful winter storm that has engulfed most of the East coast, led to the cancellation of thousands of flights at major airports, including LaGuardia, JFK and Newark.

According to the Port Authority, more than 90% of flights at LaGuardia, more than 70% of flights at Newark and over 20% of flights at airport j. Kennedy was cancelled due to the weather on Wednesday evening.

More than 1,000 flights canceled at airports in new Jersey and new York

Officials reported that passengers who were scheduled to fly out of these airports yesterday or today should contact their airlines to determine the status of their flights.

Affected not only flights, but also train. Amtrak reports a change of trains between Boston and new York on Thursday. Service between Washington and Newport (VA) is temporarily suspended.

A snow storm is getting stronger. On the coast of new Jersey and new York is expected loss of up to 9 inches of rain in the course of the day. On long island and much of Connecticut expected up to 12 inches of snow.

Gusts can reach 50 miles per hour. The temperature decreases, approaching a record low level. It will not allow the snow to melt, so the snow piles are inevitable.

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