Last Updated: Friday, January 22, 2016

Recent snowstorm kills four in United States


Recent snowstorms in the United States have claimed lives of at least four people.

According to The Associated Press, a man died in Whitley County, southeastern Kentucky when his car collided with a salt truck.

A 60-year-old woman died in Stokes County. Similarly, an old woman died in Forsyth County of North Carolina.

Fourth fatality has been reported Knox County, Tennessee.

Snow Emergency in Virginia


Governor Terry McAuliffe has declared snow emergency as winter storm in Virginia is predicted to dump up to two feet of snow.

Governor McAuliffe has urged Virginians to prepare for this major winter storm, which could dump up to two feet of snow in central and northern regions. Wind gusts of up to 50 mph, sleet and freezing rain could result in downed trees, power outages and blocked roads.