Snow, floods and winds: Images of U.S. storm shared on social media

Snow, ice, and floodwaters overtook parts of the Eastern U.S. on Saturday, as a massive winter storm made its way across the region.

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The wintry weather inspired a frenzy of social media sharing and the hashtags “#Snowzilla” and “#Snowmageddon2016.”

In Washington, D.C., residents shared images of the White House and other government buildings blanketed in snow.

Making the best of #snowmageddon and going on a National Mall adventure!

A photo posted by Kevin Keating (@kevinnkeating) on

A photo posted by nimbus (@li.zhujun) on

Plows are out but wind is fierce #blizzard2016pic.twitter.com/m7lQqja02s

— Joy Malbon (@JoyCTV) January 23, 2016

Elsewhere in the nation’s capital, one of the Smithsonian National Zoo’s resident pandas, Tian Tian, enjoyed frolicking in the fresh powder.

Tian Tian, giant panda at our @nationalzoo, does #snowzilla better than all of us #blizzard2016pic.twitter.com/6lXHXQF9QX

— Smithsonian (@smithsonian) January 23, 2016

In New York City, snow coated skyscrapers and Central Park treetops.

Fifth Avenue, dressed in white. ??

A photo posted by Ashley Mayo (@ashleykmayo) on

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A photo posted by Alex Coon (@alexcoon) on

And students at Columbia University took advantage of the snow day, putting down their books and breaking out their sleds for an afternoon on campus.

Sledding down the steps of @columbia #snowzilla

A photo posted by Melanie Elyse Brewster (@melaniebrewster) on

Snow also struck Baltimore and Philadelphia.

Live from downtown Baltimore ???#winterstormjonas

A video posted by Chris Williams (@chrisjwill84) on

#southphilly #genos #blizzardjonas #blizzardjonas2016

A photo posted by Freakin Rika (@freakinrika) on

While Atlantic City streets became flooded with icy water.

#cityUnderWater #flooding #ACnj #wow

A video posted by I,MadmanAC (@i_madman_ac) on

The storm prompted a state of emergency in New Jersey, shuttered businesses and transit systems in Washington, D.C. and stranded drivers on the Interstate-75 highway in Kentucky.

At least 10 deaths are being blamed on the storm, most of them from car accidents.

With files from the Associated Press



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