‘Blizzard of the century’ partially freezes Niagara Falls. The Arctic “bomb cyclone,” which caused devastation in Western New York State and paralysed the city over the Christmas holiday, is still causing agony as the death toll tops 50. Numerous others are reportedly trapped in their homes, and air travellers are still stuck.
Blizzard of the century
One of the highest waterfalls in the world was frozen during what is being referred to as the “blizzard of the century,” turning it into what the New York Post called “a winter paradise.”
The severe conditions have been captured in a number of pictures and videos. Especially in Buffalo where fatalities were found in cars and under snow banks.
On Wednesday, pictures and videos of the partially frozen Niagara Falls were posted on Twitter. In spite of the enormous amount of water that falls, it is noteworthy that the entire waterfall never freezes. According to the Niagara Falls New York State Park. A staggering 3,160 tonnes of water surge over Niagara Falls each second. It drops at a 32 foot per second rate.
“When it’s extremely cold outside, the mist and spray start to form an ice crust on top of the rushing water, giving the impression that the Falls have stopped. Under the ice sheets, however, the water still flows “the Niagara Parks website claims.
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