More than a million people celebrated New year on times square (photos)

More than a million people celebrated New year on times square (photos)

More than a million new Yorkers and visitors to the city did not frighten the frost, and they met new year’s eve on times square.

According to forecasts, the night temperature can drop to about -11 degrees Celsius (about 11 degrees Fahrenheit).

More than a million people celebrated New year on times square (photos)

«I first meet New year on times square, and actually not that cold,» says the Daily News a 55-year-old tourist from Austria, Irene Losel. «In Austria is much colder».

Even guests of the Sunny States have passed a serious test of the cold. «I grew up seeing on TV, as noted new year’s eve in times square,» says 22-year-old Bradley Whittaker of San Diego, California. «This is the place where you need to go!».

According to forecasters, the current New year is not the coldest in the history of weather observation in new York, the cold was exactly 100 years ago, in 1917, when the temperature dropped to -17 degrees Celsius (1 degree Fahrenheit).

This year the NYPD has taken additional security measures. Celebrants had to pass through 12 checkpoints, and around times square, the police placed concrete blocks and cars to protect people from a possible terrorist attack.

Hotels Midtown has placed detectives to prevent the attack of the snipers. According to representatives of the NYPD, providing security measures, spent about 7.5 million dollars.

«They worked perfectly» — says 23-year-old Stephanie Hutchings from Auburn. «I really appreciate it, although you have to pass through the frame. It helps to feel safe and have a great time at the festival».

Couldn’t make it to @TimesSquareNYC last night? Take a look at how we helped ring in the #NewYear in style 2018 🎉🕛🎉! pic.twitter.com/FfjNoE0QHF

— Toshiba Innovation (@ToshibaInnovate) January 1, 2018

Happy New Year from the greatest city on Earth! pic.twitter.com/zZlouUAQ9q

— Bill de Blasio (@NYCMayor) January 1, 2018

Source

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *