A massive cyclone approached the east coast of the U.S. in early March 2018. One of the places it hit hard was the coastal town of York in Maine. Locals woke up on the morning of Saturday, March 5, to investigate the damage wreaked by this powerful meteorological manifestation. And what they found on the city’s beach astonished them all.
It was an early spring nor’easter that had battered the east coast that weekend, a weather pattern all too familiar for the residents that live in that region. In fact, this particular nor’easter hit the east coast all the way from the north to the south, not forgetting to batter everywhere in between.
The storm saw snowfalls of up to two feet in some areas and flood surges worsened by high tides. And York was one of the cities hit by the flooding. Along the east coast, there were nine fatalities, with trees felled by the powerful winds killing five of them.