The demise toll associated to the storm that swept throughout the southern and central United States this week, accompanied by record-breaking chilly temperatures, continued to rise on Tuesday.
In Houston, a woman and a girl died from carbon monoxide poisoning after a automobile was left working in a storage to generate warmth, the police mentioned. A homeless man was also found dead at an overpass. And man who was discovered useless on a median in midtown Houston on Monday was suspected to have died from the extreme cold, the Harris County sheriff mentioned.
A grandmother and three kids have been killed in a home hearth in Sugar Land, Texas, early Tuesday in a neighborhood that was with out energy, according to local news reports.
In southern Louisiana, a man died after slipping on the ice and hitting his head, officers mentioned, and a 10-year-old boy died in Tennessee after falling into an icy pond. The authorities in San Antonio said that weather conditions contributed to the demise of a 78-year-old man.