Millions of Americans are facing sub-zero temperatures as more storms come from the pole Millions of Americans are facing sub-zero temperatures as more storms come from the pole

Millions of Americans are facing sub-zero temperatures as more storms come from the pole

Millions of Americans are facing sub-zero temperatures as more storms come from the pole

Low temperatures across much of the United States caused millions of Americans to face possible extreme cold on Sunday.

Arctic storms threatened near-blizzard conditions in the Northeast, and several inches of snow fell in parts of the South.

The US National Weather Service warned that stormy and extremely cold weather in the states of Montana and the Dakotas could cause wind temperatures to drop to minus 56 degrees Celsius.

The agency said it had sent weather or wind chill warnings to about 95 million people, telling them that temperatures could reach minus 17 degrees Celsius.

Meteorologists said the extreme cold extended south into northern Texas.

Officials urged residents to stay off the roads in Buffalo, New York, where 0.3 to 0.6 meters of snow is expected.

A severe storm forced the NFL's Buffalo Bills-Pittsburgh Steelers game to be postponed from Sunday to Monday.

Wind gusts of up to 80 kilometers per hour are possible, said Zach Taylor, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Maryland.

He added, "We expect heavy snowfall, as well as strong winds. For this reason, we expect to experience semi-stormy and snowy conditions at times."

Another arctic storm that dumped heavy snow in the Rocky Mountains is expected to head south.

This storm is also likely to bring 4 to 6 inches (0.10 to 0.15 meters) of snow in areas of Arkansas, northern Mississippi, and western Tennessee.

Arkansas Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders declared a state of emergency before inclement weather arrives to give trucks transporting essential supplies greater flexibility to deal with emergency situations.

More than 150,000 homes and businesses were without power in Oregon on Sunday after heavy snow and ice storms.

Bad weather also caused the death of three people in Oregon.

Portland fire authorities announced the death of a woman in her early 30s Saturday afternoon.

The RV caught fire when several people used an open flame stove to keep warm, and a tree fell onto the vehicle, causing the fire to spread.

Three other people escaped, one with minor injuries, but the woman remained trapped inside, the fire department said.

Authorities in Lake Oswego, Oregon, said a large tree fell on a home during high winds on Saturday, killing an elderly man living on the second floor.
 

The White House stresses the need to reduce the intensity of fighting in Gaza

White House Strategic Communications Coordinator John Kirby announced that Washington believes that the time has come for Israel to reduce the intensity of hostilities in the Gaza Strip, and this matter will be discussed with Tel Aviv.

Kirby told CBS: “I can say that US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken has just returned from the region, and we are actively discussing with them the transition to less intensive operations. We consider that now is the appropriate time for this transition. We consider that the time has come.” for this transformation.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu confirmed that Israel should have launched this war, indicating that it would take many months .

Axios, citing American officials, reported that President Joe Biden and senior officials in Washington are frustrated with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for rejecting American requests related to the war in Gaza.

Officials stated that there is growing evidence that Biden is beginning to lose patience with Netanyahu.

One American official told Axios: “ The situation is bad and we are stuck . The president’s patience is running out.”

The website indicated that Biden had not spoken with Netanyahu for 20 days following a tense call on December 23, which a frustrated Biden ended by saying: “The talk is over.”


21 people were killed in a landslide in a mine in Tanzania


At least 21 miners were killed in a landslide at a mine in northern Tanzania.

Agence France-Presse, quoting Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan, said: “I received with great sadness reports of the death of more than 21 people as a result of a landslide in the Ngalita mine in the Simiu region.”

The Indonesian President also indicated that rescue services, in cooperation with local authorities, are searching for bodies under the rubble, and no potential survivors have been reported.
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