( CNN) A nor’easter mainly spared New York City and Philadelphia but banged other countries of the region Tuesday with heavy snow and high winds. The cyclone is moving from northern parts of New England and upstate New York into Canada.
The late-winter storm fetched chaos to wandering and daily life, thrusting cancellations of about 8,800 US flights between Monday and Wednesday. Thousands of academies closed. Connecticut banned highway jaunt for several hours, and major regional rail traffic was dangled. Five weather-related demises were reported in three states and in Canada.