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US snow storm: Atlanta traffic 'chaos'

30 January 2014 Last updated at 04:27 GMT

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.

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