It is bone-freezing cold in many parts of India. The cold wave has made it difficult for people to go outside their houses. The outbreak of winter is not only in India. It is getting very cold in America too. There was such a blizzard in America on Christmas weekend that many parts of America froze. Due to the blizzard, the lights at many places went off, many feet of snow got frozen and some innocent lives were also lost. It is getting so cold in America that even the famous Niagara Falls froze.
The Arctic Has Become Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls completely froze due to the sub-zero temperature. From a distance, it looked like a snowy country, as we have read and heard in stories in childhood. According to the report of The New York Post, some part of Niagara Falls freezes but this waterfall never freezes completely. Because of this the speed and volume of water. Every second 3,160 tons of water flow from Niagara Falls at a speed of 32 feet per second.
Photos And Videos Are Going Viral
Pictures and videos of frozen Niagara Falls are going viral on social media.
According to the Niagara Parks website, ‘When the temperature drops too low, a layer of ice forms over the flowing water of Niagara Falls. It seems that the waterfall has frozen. Significantly, water continues to flow under the surface of the ice as well.
For information, let us tell you that till 1964 the flow of water used to stop due to snow. This happened about five times, and then steel ice booms were installed to prevent excessive accumulation of ice. The administration said that snow often accumulates over Niagara Falls.