Texas has experienced one of the deadliest snowstorms in decades. More than 600,000 households and businesses have been left without power. Apart from power cuts, the residents are also faced with water shortages.
This storm has led to harsh weather conditions, and people are finding it hard to survive in sub-zero temperatures.
Large-scale power outages across the state have affected the lives of millions of people. Those with disabilities or chronic diseases who are stuck at home due to freezing temperatures, are facing the largest challenge.
There are many elderly citizens who are left without power in severe weather conditions, who are now in danger.
So far, 36 people are reported dead due to the unavailability of power. It is difficult for people with disabilities to move away from homes in such severe weather conditions.
The domino effect of the calamity has left many without water which is making the situation even worse for the residents of Texas.
There is growing criticism of the public organizations that have failed to engage with welfare organizations to help rescue the disabled and the elderly.
More than 4 million Texas homes and businesses were hit by a power outage. The major cities affected are: Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, and Austin.
After winter storms caused damage to the state’s power grid and utilities, many residents of Texas are left without electricity or safe drinking water.
Texas has experienced one of the deadliest snowstorms in decades. More than 600,000 households and businesses have been left without power.