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Snow covers Washington as US shutdown continues

As a partial government shutdown continues in the US, the longest in its history, residents of the Washington area woke on Sunday to find that heavy snow had fallen overnight.

Snow is seen falling at night in front of the White House Image copyright Reuters

Still more snow is expected to fall, but here are pictures showing the scenes in Washington on Sunday:

People sledging on Capitol Hill in Washington Image copyright EPA
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People sledging on Capitol Hill in Washington Image copyright AFP
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Statue of Andrew Jackson covered in snow Image copyright EPA
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A vehicle clears snow to create a path next to the White House Image copyright AFP
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People participate in a snowball fight on the National Mall Image copyright AFP
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Three women wear American Revolution outfits while walking in snow Image copyright AFP
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A man kite surfs in the snow Image copyright AFP
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A man in a sleeping bag sleeps in the snow Image copyright AFP
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A hawk dives to catch prey in the snow on the National Mall Image copyright EPA
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A dog wrapped up in the coat of a man Image copyright EPA

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