The Polar Vortex is currently sweeping across parts of the US which has sent mercury plummeting.
Chicago recorded a subzero temperature of minus 16 fahrenheit while the coldest spot was set Crane Lake, Minnesota as the temperature dropped to minus 36 degrees fahrenheit.
But you should spare a thought for the daily commuters and members of the public who are out braving the elements during the cold snap.
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