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Ohio lighthouse covered in ice after US arctic blast

16 December 2010 Last updated at 02:56 GMT

Frozen water sprayed from a lake in the US state of Ohio has transformed a lighthouse into something more like an ice sculpture.

The Cleveland building was almost unrecognisable as ice built up and covered it entirely.

Unusually cold weather has pounded the eastern half of the United States - pushing temperatures well below normal.

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