2.7 million Households in Texas without electricity in freezing cold.
There was a storm that was part of a massive system that brought snow, sleet as well as freezing rain to the southern Plains that spread across the Ohio Valley and to the Northeast.
Getting lights back in Texas will be a slow process, Reuter’s reports, citing officials as the state has lost 40% of its generating capacity, with natural gas wells and pipelines, along with wind turbines, frozen shut. Also, People in Texas either have no drinking water on tap in their homes or have drinking water available occasionally.
Texas residents have shared on social media pictures as icicles were seen hanging from ceiling fans while faucets were frozen even toilet water turned into ice inside the pots