The Coast Guard rescued 10 people stranded on ice floes in Lake Erie

Ten people became stranded on floating sheets of ice in Lake Erie 日曜日に, requiring rescue from the local Coast Guard.

The group became stuck on two ice floes near a waterfront park in Cleveland, オハイオ, インクルード Coast Guard’s Great Lakes unit 前記.
Six of the people stranded were rescued with the Coast Guard’s ice skiff, a narrow boat designed for ice rescues, and the other four were taken off the ice by the Cleveland Fire Department, the local Coast Guard 前記. Authorities didn’t address how the group became stranded.
の 10 people rescued, three of them were children, and no member of the stranded group was injured, CNN affiliate WEWS 報告.
    The stranded groups were rescued Sunday after they became separated on two ice floes in Lake Erie.

    Hours before the stranding, インクルード National Weather Service in Cleveland advised residents to stay off the ice on the lake. The severe winter weather that covered much of the US last week had caused parts of Lake Erie and other Great Lakes to freeze over.
      But large holes started to open in Lake Erie’s center, 国立気象局 前記, meaning chunks of ice could break off from the shore. Wind speeds were starting to pick up over the weekend, あまりにも, and could cause the ice floes to drift and strand anyone on them.
      The Coast Guard’s Great Lakes unit didn’t respond to CNN’s requests for comment.




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