At least six die as winter storms sweep across America

At least six people have died and travellers have been left stranded while trying to get home after Thanksgiving as storms swept across the US.

In Missouri, three people died when their vehicles were involved in road accidents on flooded routes in Bollinger County.

The bodies of two young children have been found in central Arizona after a vehicle was swept away while attempting to cross a swollen creek, while a third child remains missing.

Two other storm-related deaths have been reported, one of a 48-year-old Louisiana man and another in South Dakota.

California has been under a blanket of snow
Image:California has been under a blanket of snow

Those attempting to journey back after visiting friends and family for the holidays have been hit by delays.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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