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People make 'snow angels' during a snowstorm in Times Square, New York City
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Snow blankets New York City bringing delays and disruption | In pictures

By Natalia Liubchenkova  with AP, AFP

These were the scenes in New York City after the region was hit by a major snowstorm.

It caused huge disruption: halting public transport, cancelling flights and closing schools and COVID-19 vaccination sites.

But it wasn't all bad: cross-country skiers were spotted enjoying themselves in Central Park, while these two, pictured above, made "snow angels" in the ground at Times Square.

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A snow-covered street in the midtown area of Manhattan, New York CityAngela Weiss/AFP
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A worker clears pavements of snow in Times Square, New York CityJohn Minchillo/AP Photo
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A mound of snow outside Times Square, New York CityTimothy A.Clary/AFP
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A man on an electric bicycle rides past snow-covered dining tables during a snowstorm in New York CityWong Maye-E/AP Photo
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People push a taxi stuck on a snow-covered street during a winter storm in New York CityAngela Weiss/AFP
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Workers shovel snow from the entrance of a restaurant and bar in New York CityWong Maye-E/AP Photo
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A person stands near the Gapstow Bridge in Central Park during a winter storm in New York CityTimothy A. Clary/AFP
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A delivery person rides a bike during a winter storm in New York CityAngela Weiss/AFP
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The frozen Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain in Bryant Park during a winter storm in New York CityTimothy A. Clary/AFP
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School buses are covered in snow during a snowstorm in Brooklyn, New York CityWong Maye-E/AP Photo