Ukraine in Arabic | Damage from the snowstorm in New York is estimated at $200 million

28.01.2015 - 15:09 #United States, #NYC
New York’s mayor Bill de Blasio has said that the main precautions helped city back to life, and so the losses were less than was expected.

Kiev/Ukraine in Arabic/ New York’s mayor Bill de Blasio has said  that the main precautions helped city back to life, and so the losses were less than was expected. That’s because snowstorm in New York has strucked not at full strength - Korrespondent has informed. 

Damage from the snowstorm and the problems in the movement of public transport costed $200 million to the economy of New York. Major losses have occurred in small businesses and timephased workers have also suffered.

At the same time, vice president of Planalytics Evan Gold rated the economic losses of all the north-eastern region of the United States, including New York, Philadelphia and Boston in $500 million.

According to him, the last snowstorm has brought relatively little damage in compare to last year's anomalies, when a number of major American cities were caught into snowdrift for several weeks, and total losses were estimated in between $15 to $50 billion.

by Daria Grigora

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