Many flights have been canceled and services delayed due to the winter storm, officials said. At Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, 40 percent of 36 percent of inbound flights were canceled. Sixty percent of outbound and inbound flights were canceled at Chicago Midway International Airport.
Several flights from Denver International and Milwaukee Mitchell International airports were canceled and delayed.
Cancellations due to the grounding of 737 Max 9 planes have adversely affected the passengers. United and Alaska Airlines cancel more than two hundred flights each day. The airline, FlightAware, said 400 flights had been cancelled. Wind gusts of 55 mph were reported at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago. Wind gusts hit 74 mph in Arkansas.
The life of the people was disrupted due to the strong storm. The storm is strong and the snowfall is heavy. Power supply was broken in many places. The traffic congestion on the roads is severe. Most of the distress is in the Midwest. About 250,000 homes and offices were without power in the Great Lakes and South as of Friday morning. More than 97,000 people were left in the dark in Illinois alone.
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