Traffic on Atlanta's freeway system
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'10 hours for a 40 minute trip'

Stefany Velez told BBC News about her 10 hour journey home when snow caused traffic chaos in Atlanta, Georgia.

Thousands of people in the southern United States have been trapped on highways and in schools by a rare snowstorm.

Airports and main roads closed as several states declared emergencies, with plummeting temperatures in a region normally known for warm weather.

Stefany Velez told BBC News about her 10 hour journey home, when snow caused traffic chaos in Atlanta, Georgia.