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US temperatures set to plummet to record lows

Parts of America and Canada are experiencing near record-breaking low temperatures from a severe winter storm that has claimed at least 16 lives.

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'More than 9k flights cancelled' due to cold US weather

More than 9,000 flights have been cancelled in the US in the past four days as a result of the severe weather and record low temperatures, Bloomberg reports.

Most of the cancellations were in the Chicago airport, with O’Hare International and Midway International accounting for 1,500 cancellations.

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