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Last Updated: Wednesday January 26 2005 16:32 GMT

Ice houses in the US

These houses in Massachusetts have been completely covered in ice during a storm.
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These houses in Massachusetts have been completely covered in ice during a storm.
The storm dumped more than three feet of snow and lots of people couldn't get back into their homes.
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The storm dumped more than three feet of snow and lots of people couldn't get back into their homes.
Strong winds covered these coastal houses with water from the ocean. The water then froze, turning the buildings into ice houses.
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Strong winds covered these coastal houses with water from the ocean. The water then froze, turning the buildings into ice houses.
This man is using a rubber hammer to try and rescue a friend's car from all the ice.
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This man is using a rubber hammer to try and rescue a friend's car from all the ice.
The storm dropped freezing rain, sleet and snow. Although the ice on the branches looks beautiful, trees and power lines snapped under the pressure leaving lots of houses without electricity.
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The storm dropped freezing rain, sleet and snow. Although the ice on the branches looks beautiful, trees and power lines snapped under the pressure leaving lots of houses without electricity.
It isn't just humans who have been affected by the ice storms and blizzards in the US. This Cooper's hawk is perching on ice covered branches...
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It isn't just humans who have been affected by the ice storms and blizzards in the US. This Cooper's hawk is perching on ice covered branches...
And this cow is surviving freezing temperatuers as it peers through an icicle fringed fence.
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And this cow is surviving freezing temperatuers as it peers through an icicle fringed fence.



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