Airlines cancel thousands more flights as weather gets colder

|By:, SA News Editor

Airlines have cancelled over 9,000 flights and delayed thousands of others over the past four days as winter storms dump snow over huge swathes of the country.

The Midwest is experiencing the coldest weather in almost 20 years, with the highest temperatures in Chicago not even expected to reach zero degrees fahrenheit (-18 degrees celsius).

The storm is heading towards the East Coast, which already experienced a major whiteout at the end of last week.

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