One day you’re having fun in New York City and the next you’re in the middle of a snowstorm. The East Coast of the United States was hit by some unexpected snowfall which left 2 million people without any power and killed more than 10 people.

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A pedestrian crosses the street during a snowstorm in New York, October 29, 2011. A rare October snowstorm bore down on the heavily populated U.S. Northeast on Saturday, with some areas bracing for up to a foot (30 cm) of snow and major power outages. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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Members of the Occupy Wall Street movement work to repair their tents in Zuccotti Park during the first snow fall of winter in New York October 29, 2011. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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People run down the sidewalk as it snows in New York, October 29, 2011. A rare October snowstorm bore down on the heavily populated U.S. Northeast on Saturday, with some areas bracing for up to a foot (30 cm) of snow and major power outages. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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Snow hangs on rose petals as snowfall begins in Nyack, New York, October 29, 2011. A rare October snowstorm bore down on the heavily populated Northeast on Saturday, with some areas bracing for up to a foot of snow and major power outages. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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Local children and children of military families arrive in the snow to trick-or-treat at the North Portico of the White House in Washington October 29, 2011. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

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A woman tries to jump over a puddle during an early snow storm in New York October 29, 2011. A rare October snowstorm barreled up the heavily populated U.S. East Coast on Saturday, threatening up to a foot (30 cm) of snow, cutting power to nearly a million households and forcing at least 1,000 flight cancellations. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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People cross Pennsylvania Av. under a heavy early snow in Washington October 29, 2011. A rare October snowstorm barreled up the heavily populated U.S. East Coast on Saturday, threatening up to a foot (30 cm) of snow, cutting power to nearly a million households and forcing at least 1,000 flight cancellations. REUTERS/Jose Luis Magana

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New York Police Department cars, parked on a sidewalk, are covered in snow during an early snow storm in New York October 29, 2011. A rare October snowstorm barreled up the heavily populated U.S. East Coast on Saturday, threatening up to a foot (30 cm) of snow, cutting power to nearly a million households and forcing at least 1,000 flight cancellations. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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An New York Police Department (NYPD) officer stands guard at Times Square as snow falls October 29, 2011. A rare October snowstorm barreled up the heavily populated U.S. East Coast on Saturday, threatening up to a foot (30 cm) of snow, cutting power to nearly a million households and forcing at least 1,000 flight cancellations. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

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A taxi traverses down Fifth Avenue past a newsstand hit by snow in New York October 29, 2011. A rare October snowstorm barreled up the heavily populated U.S. East Coast on Saturday, threatening up to a foot (30 cm) of snow, cutting power to nearly a million households and forcing at least 1,000 flight cancellations. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

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Boston fire fighters battle an apartment complex, five-alarm blaze in the early hours of October 30, 2011 during the height of a snow storm that moved up the United States eastern seaboard. Transportation in the Northeast was hard-hit on Sunday by a rare October snowstorm that also cut power to more than 2 million homes and killed at least three people. REUTERS/John Cetrino

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A view of a pumpkin patch covered in snow is seen in Portsmouth, New Hampshire October 30, 2011. A rare October snowstorm barreled up the U.S. East Coast on Saturday, cutting power to more than two million households, forcing cancellation of scores of airline flights and causing at least three deaths. REUTERS/Adam Hunger

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Decklan Corcoran, from New Jersey, climbs on a giant pile of snow in the parking lot at MetLife Stadium before the NFL football game between the New York Giants and the Miami Dolphins in East Rutherford, New Jersey, October 30, 2011. A rare October snowstorm barreled up the U.S. East Coast on Saturday, cutting power to more than two million households, forcing cancellation of scores of airline flights and causing at least three deaths. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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Football fans climb on giant piles of snow in the parking lot at MetLife Stadium before the NFL football game between the New York Giants and the Miami Dolphins in East Rutherford, New Jersey, October 30, 2011. A rare October snowstorm that plastered the area with snowfall this weekend, cutting power to more than two million homes and killing at least three people over the Northeast U.S. had moved out of the area early Sunday. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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A car drives down a snowy road in Bergen County, New Jersey, October 30, 2011. A rare October snowstorm that plastered the area with snowfall this weekend, cutting power to more than two million homes and killing at least three people over the Northeast U.S. had moved out of the area early Sunday. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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A police officer stops next to a car off the road on the Pallisades Interstate Parkway in Bergen County, New Jersey, early on October 30, 2011. A rare October snowstorm that plastered the area with snowfall this weekend, cutting power to more than two million homes and killing at least three people over the Northeast U.S. had moved out of the area early Sunday. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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A large branch fell on top of a car after an early snowfall in Worcester, Massachusetts October 30, 2011. A rare October snowstorm bore down on the heavily populated Northeast on Saturday into Sunday, with some areas bracing for up to a foot of snow and major power outages. REUTERS/Adam Hunger

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A large tree fell on top on cars from the weight of an early snowfall in Worcester, Massachusetts October 30, 2011. A rare October snowstorm bore down on the heavily populated Northeast on Saturday into Sunday, with some areas bracing for up to a foot of snow and major power outages. REUTERS/Adam Hunger

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Michael Harfenist uses a rake to clear fallen branches and leaves from the snow covering his driveway in Larchmont, New York October 30, 2011. A rare October snowstorm barreled up the U.S. East Coast on Saturday, cutting power to more than two million households, forcing cancellation of scores of airline flights and causing at least three deaths. New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Massachusetts declared weather emergencies because of the storm. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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An electric company worker uses a blow torch to repair power lines in Larchmont, New York October 30, 2011. A rare October snowstorm barreled up the U.S. East Coast on Saturday, cutting power to more than two million households, forcing cancellation of scores of airline flights and causing at least three deaths. New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Massachusetts declared weather emergencies because of the storm. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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A jeep drives around a downed tree while another sits in a ditch on Union Valley Road, West Milford, New Jersey, October 30, 2011. A rare October snowstorm barrelled up the U.S. East Coast on Saturday, cutting power to more than two million households, forcing cancellation of scores of airline flights and causing at least three deaths. New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Massachusetts declared weather emergencies because of the storm. REUTERS/ Mark Dye

Oct 31, 2011