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US braces for 'bomb cyclone', heavy snow expected

Governors of Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia have declared states of emergency

Ice forming on the water fountain in Forsyth Park as snow and cold weather blanket the area on Jan 4 in Savannah, Georgia.


A RARE type of winter storm hit the US South-east on Wednesday, dumping snow on Florida's capital for the first time in three decades and snarling travel, while New England braced for a "bombogenesis" blizzard forecast to bring heavy accumulations on Thursday.


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