2021-02-18 by Daisy I.
Millions in United States without power after winter season storm knocks nation
Millions of Americans lacked power on Tuesday after a winter season storm knocked parts of the main, southern, and eastern United States.
In Texas, over 4.4 million individuals are still without power, together with numerous countless individuals in West Virginia, Kentucky, Louisiana, and Oklahoma.
Winter Storm Uri saw temperature levels drop to lows of minus 17 degrees Celsius as lots of people have a hard time to remain warm without power.
According to regional media and authorities reports, a minimum of 12 individuals have actually passed away throughout the nation in weather-related deaths.
In Houston, Texas, a female and a kid passed away from carbon monoxide gas poisoning. Local authorities stated an automobile was obviously utilized to warm a garage connected to their house triggering the toxic fumes.
A home fire in an area that lacked power in Sugar Land, Texas, eliminated a granny and 3 kids. The reason for the fire is still under examination, a city representative informed regional news station KHOU 11.