In the meantime, U.S. President Joe Biden held a briefing after massive winter storm hit many parts of the country. After a briefing from federal officials, Biden said that the extreme weather is a serious stuff.
Temperatures plunged far and fast thursday as a winter storm began forming ahead of the Christmas weekend. Promising heavy snow,ice, flooding, and powerful winds across a broad swath of the country, and complicating holiday travel.
According to the tracking site flightaware, more than 1.400 flights had been canceled Thursday morning within in or out of the US.
That includes nearly one-quarter of the US flights scheduled to land at Chicago O’hare on Thursday and about half of the US flights bound for Chicago midway.