Deathtoll in Winter storm in US rises to 9, hundreds of flights cancelled

# 01:35
12 January 2020

At least nine have died as a result of the winter storm and more than a thousand flights have been cancelled so far in the United States, Reuters reported on Saturday.

Severe weather conditions have been rocking in seven states from Texas to Michigan for two days already, media reports say, while the weather forecast predicts that the storm is now heading to Chicago, APA reports quoting Reuters.

Three fatalities were confirmed with one tornado near Carrollton in Pickens County, the state of Alabama, the local National Weather Service reported.