Drone footage shows extent of snow in New York state

Drone footage has shown the extent of snowstorms in a town in New York state. Credit: James Grimaldi/YouTube

Aerial footage taken by a drone flying over snowstorms in West Seneca, Erie County has shown the extent of the extreme weather in New York state.

Nearly six feet of snow has fallen in the New York state area since Tuesday. Credit: James Grimaldi/YouTube

So far eight people have died and may were left trapped in their homes after a year's worth of snow fell in three days.