ACROSS TEXAS — A lethal winter storm that blew via the Deep South Sunday into Monday has immobilized a lot of the Lone Star State, leaving a number of individuals useless, hundreds of thousands with out energy and a number of other frigid days nonetheless to come back.
The storm was a part of an enormous system that introduced snow, sleet and freezing rain to the southern Plains and was spreading throughout the Ohio Valley and to the Northeast.
A day after the vicious bout of winter climate shut down grocery shops and air journey and closed faculties, greater than 4.2 million individuals stay with out energy as of 12:30 p.m. CT on Tuesday.
According to Houston police, two individuals, together with one baby, died from carbon monoxide poisoning in a automotive getting used for warmth, NBC News reported.
Law enforcement additionally reported two males have been discovered useless alongside Houston-area roadways. Causes of loss of life have been pending, in response to The Associated Press, however officers stated the subfreezing temperatures have been more likely to blame.
Here’s a group of pictures illustrating the bitter, snowy aftermath, throughout which some Texans tried to profit from this week’s winter climate: