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Snow causes chaos in eastern US for third day


Parts of the eastern United States remain largely paralysed for a third day after some of the heaviest snowfalls in decades.

Hundreds of thousands of people are without power and transport links in Washington DC and nearby states have been severely disrupted.

Most schools and government offices are shut after the authorities advised people to stay indoors.


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