Niagara Falls froze for the second time this year
Niagara Falls, one of the wonders of the world, which is located on the border of the USA and Canada, froze completely for the second time this year.
According to American weather forecasters, strong frost is caused by the circumpolar atmospheric vortex, hanging at the moment over the eastern part of the United States. Currently, the temperature on the eastern coast of the USA is at least 15 degrees lower of the norm.
Airports cancel flights; there are snowdrifts and traffic jams that stretch for miles on the roads; schools, government agencies and departments are closed.
The waterfall froze for the first time this year as result of the abnormally strong frost in mid of January.
Previously Niagara Falls froze completely in 1848 and 1912.