Last updated at 13:54

US snow storm in pictures

To enjoy the CBBC Newsround website at its best you will need to have JavaScript turned on.
What's it like in Washington DC?

A huge snow storm has hit the east coast of America, it's brought some cities to a standstill.

A state of emergency has been declared across six of states, including the capital Washington DC.

Public transport has been cancelled in many places and people have been advised to stay indoors until the storm passes.

Forecasters are predicting it'll be the heaviest snowfall in 100 years, with more than two feet of snow, and winds of more than 50 mph.

The storm is set to last the whole weekend.

Ella and her sister Maddie making a snowman in Washington DC.AP
Ella and her sister Maddie making a snowman in Washington DC.
A pile of shovelled snow stands in the plaza on the east side of the Washington DC.Getty Images
Snow has caused schools to close in the US capital, Washington DC.
Workers clean the snow from a street in Washington DC.AFP and getty
Workers clean the snow from a street in Washington DC. Thousands of flights were cancelled and supermarket shelves were left bare on Friday.
A WKU police vehicle drives through the snow on Kentucky Street.Austin Anthony/Daily News via AP
A police car drives through the snow on a street in Washington DC.