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Arctic blast chills US, Canada in JFK airport meltdown

Dangerously cold wind chills could make it feel as low as -43 deg Celsius across the eastern United States, with the risk of frostbite to exposed skin within 10 minutes, officials have warned.

New York

THE eastern United States and Canada froze on Saturday under record-breaking low temperatures following a deadly winter storm as New York's flagship airport descended into chaos, battling to contain flight backlog.

In Canada, temperatures approaching -50 deg Celsius were...

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