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According to data from the American National Weather Service, 196 centimeters of snow was reported in Orchard Park, a suburb of Buffalo, located next to Lake Erie, and 180 centimeters of snow was reported from Natural Bridge, which is close to Lake Ontario.

The weather service has indicated that another blizzard will hit western New York state on Sunday and the first half of next week, with about 40 centimeters of fresh snow expected near Lake Erie and about 60 centimeters on the shores of Lake Ontario. Winter weather warnings are in effect for five states in the northeastern United States.

New York State Governor Kathy Hochul on Saturday asked people living in the affected area of ​​the state to stay home for the next 4-5 days and get enough food.

The football pitches are also covered in snow

The blizzard has disrupted public transport and many flights have been cancelled.

Due to the extreme weather, the Buffalo Bills professional American football team’s Sunday home game against their great rival Cleveland was moved to Detroit, after their field is also covered by several tens of centimeters of snow.

The blizzards in New York state were caused by the so-called “lake effect”, the essence of which is that the vapor over Lake Erie and Lake Ontario is blown by the icy wind over the coastal areas, where it falls as snow, sometimes accompanied by thunder and lightning. goes – MTI reported.

They flooded Twitter

Local media and residents flooded social media with footage of the blizzard. There have been many pictures and videos of the tremendous amount of snow that has fallen in New York State in recent days.

The NBC News and reported that more than seventy National Guard members had been deployed to Western New York to help residents deal with the storm’s aftermath.

It also snowed in Hungary

As we previously reported, it snowed for the first time in Hungary this year on the morning of November 19. According to Időkép’s meteorological report, the air temperature reached minus 5 degrees in two settlements. It was the coolest on Regéc and Bánkút.

On November 20, it is expected to snow again in the Transdanubian part of the country. On Sunday, the morning may start out rainy in several places, in the Transdanubia and in the mountains mixed precipitation, snow, and sleet may occur in some places. However, by the afternoon, the precipitation will stop in most places, the clouds will start to break from the northwest.

(Cover photo: A man shovels snow in Orchard Park, New York on November 19, 2022. Photo: Carlos Osorio/Reuters)