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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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US cold snap causes Hell to freeze over

A road sign points the way for motorists to get to the town of Hell in Michigan. Credit: Reuters

The Arctic front sweeping across the United States has reportedly got so cold that the small town of Hell in Michigan has "literally frozen over".

According to Bloomberg News reporter, Derek Wallbank, temperatures have reached as low as -13C, with a wind chill of -33C.

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