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Arctic “Bomb cyclone” disrupts travel in US, Over 2000 flights cancelled and major highways closed

Weather departments issued warnings for a bomb cyclone due to this travel are disrupted in US. Along with bus, train service, flights have also been affected. More than 2,270 US flights were canceled on Thursday due to bad weather. In many places the temperature has gone to minus. On Thursday in Chicago's O'Hare, the temperature dropped to -13 degree Celsius around 5 pm.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Chicago: It is the season of Christmas festival in America. People are on holidays during this time. But the heavy snowfall has ruined the holiday plans of the people. More than 2,270 American flights were canceled due to heavy snowfall and freezing cold on Thursday before the Christmas holidays. Due to continuous heavy snowfall, the temperature has dropped significantly. Along with the rain, winds are also blowing. It has also affected bus and train services and major highways closed. All travel options have been disrupted.

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According to sources, American Airlines canceled more than 2,270 US flights as of 6 p.m. Thursday. At the same time, about 1,000 flights were canceled for Friday. 85 flights had already been canceled for Saturday. There was a lot of delay in flights on Thursday, this delay affected 7,400 flights.

A quarter of flights canceled in cities like Chicago, Denver
Many areas of America are in the grip of severe snowfall and cold. Chicago and Denver are at the forefront of these. A quarter of the air traffic flights here were canceled on Thursday. According to media reports, the temperature at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport was recorded at minus 13 degree Celsius on Thursday evening.

In addition, flights at Dallas Love, Dallas-Fort Worth, Denver and Minneapolis airports are required to spray de-icing liquid to ensure safe travel.

Due to bad weather, many airlines of America are also taking care of the comfort of the passengers. So that if the passenger wants to change his program at short notice, then he does not have to pay penalty. Even after the severe cold, the airlines are appealing to the passengers whose flights are operational to reach the airport before time.

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Greyhound Air has issued an alert warning its customers that there could be travel delays and cancellations for travelers in the Midwest over the next two days. Greyhound, the largest provider of intercity bus service, has Here’s a list of more than a dozen cities, from Virginia to Minnesota, that have been affected by the extreme weather.

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