Records tumbled along the Northeast coast of the US at the weekend with New York with temperatures as low as -1 F (-18 C) on Sunday recording the lowest Valentine day temperature ever.
From New York and Boston to Providence, Rhode Island, and Hartford, Connecticut, temperatures on Sunday morning dipped to as low as minus 40 -(minus 40 C) on Mount Washington in New Hampshire.
Boston reached minus 9 (minus 23C), breaking the record set in 1934 by 6 degrees.
It reached minus 16 (-27C) in Worcester, Massachusetts, breaking the 1979 record of 11 below zero. Providence hit minus 9 and Hartford minus 12, also breaking records from 1979.
In Montpelier, Vermont, the overnight temperature hit minus 19, tying a record set in 2003. And South Lincoln, Vermont, recorded 27 (-33 C) below zero reports AP