In Pictures: Niagara Falls Freeze Over on US Side

The U.S. side of the Niagara Falls is partially frozen after temperatures in the area dropped to -2FPicture: REUTERS
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Frozen mist from the falls has coated the landscape around Prospect Point at Niagara Falls State Park with a fine layer of ice Picture: JAMES NEISS/AP
The U.S. side of the Niagara Falls, also known as the American Falls, is encrusted with icicles. The Canadian side is still flowing.Picture: REUTERS

The Canadian Falls, ie Niagara Falls on the Canadian side of the border, is still flowing. The Canadian side hasn't frozen up since the 19th century.Picture: REUTERS

The freezing weather has not deterred tourists at the sitePicture: REUTERS

The Rainbow Bridge above a frozen riverPicture: REUTERS


Ice chunks and water flow over the falls into the gorge belowPicture: REUTERS


The polar vortex is predicted to return to the polar areas, returning the United States to more normal temperatures over the next few days.Picture: REUTERS


The waterfall plunges 170 feet into the gorge, giving the water ample time to freeze on the way down Picture: REUTERS

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