Media playback is unsupported on your device

US storm: A snowy day in Central Park

3 January 2014 Last updated at 21:25 GMT

A winter storm has blanketed parts of Canada and the north-eastern US with up to 2ft (61cm) of snow.

The storm closed government offices and schools in New York City, and some residents took to sleds in Manhattan's Central Park.

But as the BBC's Nada Tawfik reports, with temperatures at -10C (14F) in New York City, flight cancellations and slick roadways, the storm has not been a holiday for all.

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.