Storm Stella causes big problems in America

Last updated at 09:14
Snow in New YorkCharles Krupa

A huge snow storm called Storm Stella has hit the East coast of America, with a state of emergency being called in several states.

People have been asked to stay in their homes.

Thousands of flights have been cancelled.

Emergency services and snow ploughs have been working around the clock to clear snow from the streets.

Take a look at Storm Stella in numbers.

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Storm Stella in stats

Even schools have had to close because of the bad weather leaving thousands of kids to enjoy the snow.

So what are children in New York doing with their Snow day?

Six year old Markie who lives there sent us this...

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What are kids in New York up to?