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US snowstorm clean-up begins

America will begin cleaning-up after snowstorm 'Nemo'. The blizzard killed at least nine people and left around half a million without power.

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Forecasters predict 3ft of snow will fall in north-east US

The US is bracing itself for a snow storm, which forecasters say could dump up to three feet of snow from New York City to Boston and beyond.

Even before the first snowflake had fallen, airlines cancelled more than 3,700 flights until Saturday. Boston and other towns and cities in New England and upstate New York also closed schools.

A woman walks into wind-driven snow in Boston, Massachusetts Credit: REUTERS/Brian Snyder
A man fills up a gas tank at a fuelling station in the Queens borough of New York ahead of the snow storm. Credit: EUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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