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Causing thick snow and hurricane winds, Winter Storm Jonas brought what is dubbed as Snowzilla over the east coast in the US, forcing to shut down the operations of private and public offices, including the ones in New York City and Washington DC. Eleven states were declared under a state of emergency as the whole area was paralyzed by heavy snow.
Snowzilla killed not less than 30 people in the United States, and cancelled thousands of flights all over the east coast, dumping at least 20 inches of snow, and causing major flooding in New Jersey. This prompted some residents to declare that this was even worse than the devastation Superstorm Sandy had caused in 2012.
Today, as Jonas subsides, it is now forecast to make its landfall in Great Britain, bringing six inches of rain and 70 mph winds. The Met office has warned NorthWest England, the west of Scotland and much of Wales to prepare for the severe weather.