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US snow storms in Buffalo, NY, prompt roof collapse fears

Residents in parts of New York State hit by severe snow storms are working to clear their roofs, amid fears that the weight of the snow could cause them to collapse.

In parts of the city of Buffalo, the snow was estimated to be as much as 2.4m (8ft) deep and at least 10 people in the area have died.

There are also concerns about flooding in affected areas, as the piles of snow start to melt.

ABC's Gio Benitez reports from just outside Buffalo.

Video courtesy ABC/Jim Grimaldi

  • 21 Nov 2014
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