The number of mortality associated with US winter storms, which includes road accidents has risen to 50 after another casualty was recorded in Western New York, Erie county which is the major epicentre of the crisis.
The Winter storm which occurred in BUFFALO county has affected air travellers across the country as it was reported that some families are trapped for days.
New York state government has reacted to the incident by tagging the repercussion of the storm as “a war zone”, and “certainly it is the blizzard of the century”.
The family of one of the victims Anndel Taylor said she passed out in her car after her car got stuck while coming back from work.
The United States president, Joe Biden responded to the incident by approving an emergency declaration for New York and releasing funds to help them recover from the disaster.