Heavy snow is rare in the city, so children went out into the streets to watch the flakes falling and hurl snowballs at each other.
Some 3,400 flights were already cancelled for Saturday travelling within, into or out of the United States, according to flight tracker FlightAware. Cancellations on Friday totalled more than 1,450.
The storm thrashed parts of 10 states, with blizzard warnings that stretched from Virginia to Maine. Philadelphia and New York saw plenty of wind and snow, but Boston was in the crosshairs.
Global warming is altering, and endangering, his and other sports, perhaps permanently, and not just at the elite level. It affects folks who just want to ski or snowboard for fun and those who make a living from places offering such activities.
More than 50 flights were also cancelled on Sunday due to freezing fog. Train and bus services in London were also severely affected after the dump of around four inches of snow overnight. Some schools were also shut.
Travellers across much of the eastern US were bracing for one of the most treacherous Christmas weekends in decades, with forecasters warning of a "bomb cyclone” that will pack heavy snow and wind while sending temperatures plummeting 50˚C in a matter of hours.
Millions of Americans endured bone-chilling temperatures, blizzard conditions, power outages and canceled holiday gatherings on Friday from a winter storm that forecasters said was nearly unprecedented in its scope, exposing about 60% of the US population to some sort of winter weather advisory or warning.
"Much of the eastern United States will remain in a deep freeze through Monday before a moderating trend sets in on Tuesday," the National Weather Service said on Monday. Over 1,000 US flights had already been cancelled just hours into Monday..."
"We have not seen so much hail during the winter season in 15 years," Muhammad Karam, a former director of Kuwait's meteorological department, said.