miércoles, 26 de noviembre de 2014

Snow snarls up US Thanksgiving getaway


Ronald Reagan National Airport in Ronald Reagan National Airport near Washington was busy on Wednesday
Snowy weather along the US east coast has disrupted one of the busiest travel days ahead of the country's Thanksgiving holiday.
More than 400 flights were cancelled and thousands delayed by a winter storm which brought snow, sleet and rain.
As much as 12in (30cm) of snow was due in the heavily populated north-east, forcing people to change travel plans.
More than 46 million Americans are expected to be on the move on Wednesday, mostly by car.
That would make it the busiest Thanksgiving travel since 2007, according to the American Automobile Association (AAA), with most people travelling by cars.
New York City could see as much as four inches of snow, while between six and 12 inches is expected to fall further north.
Planes at LaGuardia airport LaGuardia airport in New York was miserable on Wednesday
Airlines were suggesting travellers switch to earlier flights, with some dropping change fees.
One of the people taking that advice was West Point Cadet Jameson Albers, 21, who switched his New York to Nashville flight.
"I bumped my flight to an 11:30 flight to try to get in before the really bad weather hits."
Snow is also expected in Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington DC.

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