Canberra Airport shut down as fire danger ramps up across NSW and ACT
Hundreds of thousands of people remain without electrical power after weekend storms ravaged parts of the southeast and Midwest United States, causing 11 deaths, overturning cars, uprooting trees and reducing buildings to rubble.
The PowerOutage.US website, which tracks outages, reported over 100,000 outages across the country on Sunday afternoon, with 40,000 in New York alone. More than 28,000 were without electricity in South and North Carolina on Sunday morning.
Nearly 1,000 flights were cancelled at Chicago’s two main airports over the weekend, as the National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory, flood watch and lakeshore flood warning for the metropolitan area.