BX residents try to cope with frigid weather

THE BRONX - Residents in the Bronx and the rest of the city were forced to cope Monday with bitter cold weather. Temperatures were in the 20s with wind chills making it feel like it was in the lower teens. Forecasters say a storm will begin to approach for Tuesday. The strong winds blew over telephone poles and downed wires on Teller Avenue, leaving those in the area without power for hours.

Residents were reminded to dress in layers to prevent hypothermia. Residents were urged to drink plenty of fluids, but to avoid alcohol since it can accelerate the loss of body heat. Due to the cold temperatures, residents were also advised to frequently check up on children and the elderly. Related information: News 12 The Bronx Weather Center

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

April 28 is Superhero Day. News 12 hit 1 Word on the Street: Superhero Day
Three middle school students were arrested after an 2 Students arrested after assaulting school employee
Bronx Weekend Travel Advisory, 4/28 to 4/30 3 Bronx Weekend Travel Advisory, 4/28 to 4/30
Bronx residents have long complained about long lines, 4 The Buzz: Post office problems
VIDEO: Bronx restaurant owner attacked, robbed in apartment 5 VIDEO: Bronx restaurant owner attacked, robbed in apartment building

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE