The National Weather service warned that vast swathes of North America was set for some of the coldest temperatures ever recorded. Aberdeen, in South Dakota, saw the mercury drop to minus 36 degrees centigrade. New Year’s Eve parties were cancelled in some states and some schools will not reopen today as planned. Adding to misery over the holiday season Reuters reports that the computers used by US airports to process immigration went down temporarily yesterday; Customs and Border Protection had no evidence that it was malicious.
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