For the first time in 30 years, the air temperature dropped to minus 20 degrees Celsius. Electricity and water supply are disrupted.
In the US state of Texas, due to abnormal frosts, residential buildings are destroyed. The corresponding video was published by local residents on social networks.
The footage of the videos shows people crying, showing their destroyed homes. Ceilings collapsed, furniture and appliances were damaged by melting snow.
In Texas, for the first time in 30 years, the air temperature dropped to minus 20 degrees Celsius.
The authorities decided to turn off the electricity so as not to overload the local power system. 4.5 million households were left without electricity and heat.
The power outage led to water outages. Texas residents are advised to boil tap water, as it can be dangerous. Problems with water supply affected at least 260 thousand people.
Baby when I tell you texas ainвЂ™t built for this weather I mean it. pic.twitter.com/307gmzx8aG— Luther Vandross JR. (@SirMarcusJ_) February 17, 2021
Water pouring from burst pipes within the ceiling in Texas. pic.twitter.com/SpQtPmZc0d— Cleavon MD (@Cleavon_MD) February 18, 2021
Spent hours getting inches of water out of the kitchen yesterday because a pipe burst.... today a pipe in the attic burst!!!— Madison Bedwell (@maddierae57) February 17, 2021
Pardon the mess but fuck Texas winters ???????????? pic.twitter.com/0HGAf8xsxO