New York: After the state of New Jersey and Philadelphia after the severe blizzard in the United States, now an emergency has been declared in New York, unnecessary travel for citizens has also been banned.
The US states of New York and New Jersey have declared a state of emergency following the storm, with the department reporting up to 60 centimeters of snow in some areas.
Blizzards in the Midwestern United States have paralyzed daily life in the eastern part of the country.
The U.S. Meteorological Agency has warned that the blizzard will hit New York and New Jersey by Tuesday, while northeastern states such as Maine and Vermont will be affected by Wednesday.
In this regard, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said that if the city is banned from traveling during the blizzard, metro and tramway travel will also be restricted.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy said more than 1,500 homes were cut off Monday morning, with more snow expected to continue. The National Meteorological Department has also warned of rising sea levels in the eastern regions.
Blizzards have canceled flights to several airports in the eastern part of the country, including New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.
White House spokeswoman Jane Psaki said President Joe Biden had been alerted to the blizzard and was in contact with state administrations.