Niagara Falls half frozen as temperatures plummet

The Niagara Falls on the US-Canada border could as well be in the Arctic this week after temperatures plummeted to record lows across the continent.

Pictures: Niagara Falls frozen in time amid Arctic chill

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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.