February 21st – U.S. media reported on the 21st local time that severe winter weather has killed nearly 70 people in the United States.
According to the Capitol Hill and the Associated Press, Texas and other states in the United States continued to suffer from severe winter weather this week.
Cold and extreme weather have killed about 70 people, and many people have lost power and lacked drinking water.
According to U.S. media statistics, among the many fatal cases affected by bad weather, including car accidents, carbon monoxide poisoning, drowning, house fires and low temperatures across the country.
On the 20th local time, the White House issued a statement saying that President Biden approved Texas to enter a state of major disaster to cope with the disaster.
However, U.S. media reported that the southern region, especially Texas and other regions, is still facing hard fighting.
Five Democrats on the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee wrote to Texas Governor Greg Abbott, noting that “This week’s events have shown that preparations are significantly flawed and that more measures must be taken to protect communities severely affected by winter power outages.”