A few tourists wonder around nearly deserted New York"s Times Square what is normally a crowed morning rush hour
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US snow: What happened to New York's 'snowmageddon'?

27 January 2015 Last updated at 18:20 GMT

There has been heavy snowfall across the north-east of America but the predicted chaos in some areas has not been as bad as expected.

Officials are now facing tough questions over their decision to lock the city down.

A driving ban had been implemented but was lifted on Tuesday. Flights were cancelled and schools and businesses were closed.

The BBC's Laura Trevelyan has been out in New York city, where residents are asking where the "snowmageddon" is.