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Breathtaking drone footage showed ice-covered Brant Rock homes covered in frozen sea spray in the aftermath of a winter storm that left some Massachusetts towns buried in more than two feet of snow.

Incredible imagery of seaside community coated in frost rendered comparisons to the ice age as other parts of the state began digging out from the brutal nor’easter storm.

Local residents awoke to a low of 16F Sunday and the sight of a a spectacular sunrise that contrasted the town’s monochromic appearance. 

Time appeared to stand still in the community after the deepfreeze left a clock tower’s chronometers frozen in place. 

Panoramic imagery also shows rippling waves on the Atlantic; the tranquil scene was a contrast from Saturday in Nantucket, when parts of the island were submerged in water during the throes of the storm.

By the time the storm passed through the region, a record snowfall was reported in Boston as 30.9 inches – or two-and-a-half feet – of the white stuff landed in Stoughton. 

Drone footage showed houses in Brant Rock covered in iced sea spray Sunday morning following a brutal winter storm

Drone footage showed houses in Brant Rock covered in iced sea spray Sunday morning following a brutal winter storm

Drone footage showed houses in Brant Rock covered in iced sea spray Sunday morning following a brutal winter storm

Houses along the Atlantic coast are pictured coated in ice after the storm passed

Houses along the Atlantic coast are pictured coated in ice after the storm passed

Houses along the Atlantic coast are pictured coated in ice after the storm passed

Frozen in time: Ice freezes the hands of a clock tower in place

Frozen in time: Ice freezes the hands of a clock tower in place

Frozen in time: Ice freezes the hands of a clock tower in place

Pictured: Nantucket High School students row a canoe along a road in Nantucket on January 29

Pictured: Nantucket High School students row a canoe along a road in Nantucket on January 29

Pictured: Nantucket High School students row a canoe along a road in Nantucket on January 29

High winds led to numerous power outages throughout Massachusetts, primarily in the southeastern and Cape Cod areas. About 55,000 outages remained as of Sunday morning, officials said. 

In Nantucket – a 105-square-mile island off the coast of Cape Cod – some homes appeared to be submerged Saturday in a video posted to TikTok. 

The houses were surrounded by cold, grey water coming in from the Atlantic as gusts of wind up to 70 miles per hour blew waves ashore.

Clear skies began emerging in Boston Sunday morning following a blizzard that left the New England city coated in 23.6 inches of snow – tying a record for the single biggest-day snowfall.

Residents began digging themselves out of the mess as weather dipped to 10F as others took the opportunity to have a little fun sledding, cross country skiing and building snowmen.

But it wasn’t all fun and games Saturday after the storm prompted the cancellation of more than 2,000 flights taking off or landing at Boston’s Logan Airport.   

Boston was hit with 23.6 inches of snow - tying a record for the single biggest-day snowfall

Boston was hit with 23.6 inches of snow - tying a record for the single biggest-day snowfall

Boston was hit with 23.6 inches of snow – tying a record for the single biggest-day snowfall

Some residents spent Sunday morning shoveling their homes and cars following the storm

Some residents spent Sunday morning shoveling their homes and cars following the storm

Some residents spent Sunday morning shoveling their homes and cars following the storm

Others took the opportunity to have a little fun in the snow. A family is pictured sledding on Bunker Hill in Boston on January 30

Others took the opportunity to have a little fun in the snow. A family is pictured sledding on Bunker Hill in Boston on January 30

Others took the opportunity to have a little fun in the snow. A family is pictured sledding on Bunker Hill in Boston on January 30

A woman walks her dog through the snow-covered streets of Boston on January 30

A woman walks her dog through the snow-covered streets of Boston on January 30

A woman walks her dog through the snow-covered streets of Boston on January 30

Pictured: Former Carolina Panthers player Lamont Bryant shovels snow from around his car in Attleboro, Massachusetts on January 30, 2022

Pictured: Former Carolina Panthers player Lamont Bryant shovels snow from around his car in Attleboro, Massachusetts on January 30, 2022

Pictured: Former Carolina Panthers player Lamont Bryant shovels snow from around his car in Attleboro, Massachusetts on January 30, 2022

Cross-country skier Erin Reed of Attleboro moves through Capron Park on January 30, a day after the town received upward of two feet of snow

Cross-country skier Erin Reed of Attleboro moves through Capron Park on January 30, a day after the town received upward of two feet of snow

Cross-country skier Erin Reed of Attleboro moves through Capron Park on January 30, a day after the town received upward of two feet of snow

Cars covered in snow are seen in the background as a man treks through the snow in Boston on January 30

Cars covered in snow are seen in the background as a man treks through the snow in Boston on January 30

Cars covered in snow are seen in the background as a man treks through the snow in Boston on January 30

Neighbors are pictured working together to clear thoroughfares in Boston on January 30

Neighbors are pictured working together to clear thoroughfares in Boston on January 30

Neighbors are pictured working together to clear thoroughfares in Boston on January 30

As of early Sunday afternoon, 224 outgoing flights were cancelled from the Boston airport and another 38 were delayed. 

The storm was expected to impact 75 million people from the Southeast up the coast to New England.

When it finished battering Massachusetts, state officials turned their efforts to ensuring roads were clear and power was restored to affected residents, they said in a Sunday morning press conference. 

More than 3,000 pieces of equipment were deployed to help clear snow, Lieutenant- Governor Karyn Polito told reporters. Warming stations and shelters were available to those without power, she added.

‘The storm predicted just what experts predicted,’ she said. 

A line of people clear snow from the roadway and drives in Boston on January 30

A line of people clear snow from the roadway and drives in Boston on January 30

A line of people clear snow from the roadway and drives in Boston on January 30

Pictured: Beach chairs are used as space savers for cars as residents cleared snow in Boston January 30

Pictured: Beach chairs are used as space savers for cars as residents cleared snow in Boston January 30

Pictured: Beach chairs are used as space savers for cars as residents cleared snow in Boston January 30

More than 3,000 pieces of equipment were deployed to help clear snow throughout Massachusetts, officials said Sunday. Trucks equipped with plows are pictured on January 29

More than 3,000 pieces of equipment were deployed to help clear snow throughout Massachusetts, officials said Sunday. Trucks equipped with plows are pictured on January 29

More than 3,000 pieces of equipment were deployed to help clear snow throughout Massachusetts, officials said Sunday. Trucks equipped with plows are pictured on January 29

Source: dailymail

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