The cold wave that has affected United States during the last weeks, apparently is decreasing slowly. According to reports from the National Weather Service, the polar vortex that has frozen almost a third of the country, will decrease its intensity in the upcoming days.
On states that were declared in state of emergency by the low temperatures, dawned with clear skies and significant increases in the temperature. For example, in New York the thermometers surpassed -10 ° C, while in Washington was recorded -3 ° and in Chicago -9 °.
In the Airports of cities such as Detroit, Atlanta, New York and Washington approximately 18,000 flights have been canceled since last Thursday.
This cold wave, considered as the lowest temperature in 100 years, has left 21 dead and at the moment losses that overcome the $ 5,000 million.