Lonely Planet Writer

Massive snow storm blankets northeast once again

Unseasonal heavy snow in Chicago.
More snow for Chicago. Image by Edward Stojakovic / CC BY 2.0

Thousands of flights in and out of cities in the northeast of the US have been cancelled as the second huge snow storm in a week hit the area. In Chicago, 19.3 inches of snow fell overnight on Sunday to Monday making it the fifth biggest snowstorm on record. Later, the weather system rolled into New England with 9 to 15 inches forecast for Boston. Four people are known to have died in the storm. Read more: usatoday.com