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Canada: 'Bomb cyclone' winter storm sweeps through New Brunswick01:28

Canada: 'Bomb cyclone' winter storm sweeps through New Brunswick

Canada, New Brunswick
January 4, 2018 at 21:49 GMT -00:00 · Published

A massive winter storm hit the Atlantic coast of Canada with a combination of high winds, snow, and freezing temperatures on Thursday. Footage from Moncton, New Brunswick, shows cars steering through strong winds and an incessant snow blizzard. The storm also whipped into large part of the United States’ East Coast, leading to blizzard warnings in seven states. Winter weather emergency measures were announced on Thursday in both Boston and New York City. Some meteorologists have classified the storm as a “bomb cyclone,” which occurs when a system goes through a significant, rapid drop in atmospheric pressure.

Canada: 'Bomb cyclone' winter storm sweeps through New Brunswick01:28
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A massive winter storm hit the Atlantic coast of Canada with a combination of high winds, snow, and freezing temperatures on Thursday. Footage from Moncton, New Brunswick, shows cars steering through strong winds and an incessant snow blizzard. The storm also whipped into large part of the United States’ East Coast, leading to blizzard warnings in seven states. Winter weather emergency measures were announced on Thursday in both Boston and New York City. Some meteorologists have classified the storm as a “bomb cyclone,” which occurs when a system goes through a significant, rapid drop in atmospheric pressure.

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