Washington, Authorities in the United States have

canceled more than 2,500 flights due to a winter storm.

The strong weather storm hit the northeast and the Midwest of the

United States, causing heavy snow, rain and floods, the National

Weather Service said.

Flightaware, which tracks flights, said Tuesday that 2512 flights were

canceled and 5,186 flights delayed.

The impact of the storm on flights began on Monday when 1,142

flights were canceled and 5828 flights delayed.

Source: Oman News Agency