Snowy and empty Washington DC streets
14 February 2014 Last updated at 02:48 GMT
A heavy snowstorm has blanketed the north-east US with snow after causing transport havoc in the South.
Snow-covered streets were deserted during the morning commute in the US capital, where the federal government shut down its offices.
The BBC's Rajini Vaidyanathan takes a walk through snowy Washington DC in the wake of yet another snowstorm in the region.