WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A deadly cold snap in the United States has killed scores of people, disrupted electricity and water supplies, and left Texas devastated.
World News Agency Reports According to the US states, winter has proved fatal this year. Snow and storms continue, killing scores of people in Texas, Kentucky and Missouri.
Texas, the state most affected by the blizzard in the United States, was plunged into darkness due to the power crisis. Most of the deaths were caused by traffic accidents caused by slippery roads due to snow.
Cold storms, the deadliest cold, and the unavailability of heaters left many dead in their homes.
One-third of US oil production has been cut off due to the blizzard, while the corona vaccination process has been halted in 20 states.
Extreme cold has paralyzed Texas’ administrative structure. Electricity and water became scarce for the people in record breaking cold. The roofs of thousands of houses are buried under snow.
Newly elected US President Joe Biden has declared the state of Texas a disaster in the face of this record-breaking cold in the country.
The US president has vowed to provide additional emergency resources for those affected by the blizzard and has ordered the establishment of relief camps, while hospitals have declared an emergency and police patrols are urgent to protect homeless people from the cold. Arrangements have been made.