New York, January 13, 2024, The Europe Today: The US Midwest is in the icy grip of a severe winter storm, leaving over a quarter of a million people without power in Michigan and Wisconsin. As freezing temperatures sweep across the region, the PowerOutage.
US website reports widespread outages, while Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport faces disruptions with 7,600 flights delayed nationwide. States of emergency are declared from New York to Louisiana, and the National Weather Service in St Louis issues a chilling warning of “life-threatening” cold.
The extreme weather threatens to impact the first key event in the 2024 presidential election campaign, adding a challenging twist to the political landscape