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Last Updated: Friday, 13 October 2006, 16:17 GMT 17:17 UK
In pictures: US snowstorm

Clearing a driveway in Clarence, NY

There has been unseasonably heavy snowfall in the north-eastern US city of Buffalo of up to 2ft (60cm). Send pictures to yourpics@bbc.co.uk or text them to 00447725 100 100.

Clearing snow in Buffalo

Meteorologists said Thursday was the heaviest October day of snow in Buffalo in the 137 years of the weather service there.

Residents of Buffalo in the snow

The snow came with thunder and lightning and cut power to 350,000 people.

Residents of Buffalo in the snow

Schools were closed and traffic was snarled across a 100-mile (160km) swath of New York State.

Residents of Buffalo in the snow

Some residents had fun but the Buffalo police department fielded 2,000 calls on Thursday on the weather alone.

Satellite weather picture

The satellite image shows the particularly early seasonal low over the Great Lakes that has been responsible for the snowfall.




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