NEW YORK, NY
While it was stated that it was the most “active” snowfall since the 1990s, air temperatures also broke a record. Degrees showed negative (-) 31 in Lincoln, Nebraska. It is stated that 21 people have lost their lives so far due to extreme cold.
Texas is the most affected by the cold weather. About 4 million people were affected by power cuts due to bad weather conditions. President Biden has approved a state emergency for Texas. He announced that aid is also on the way. Authorities also warned against poisoning. It was emphasized that gas-fired heaters and barbecues could cause dangers, and should not be burned in the house.
According to weather forecasts, cold weather and snowfall are expected to continue until the end of the week.