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Power outage in 350,000 US homes due to severe cold weather

Power outage in 350,000 US homes due to severe cold weather

More than 350,000 U.S. homes, businesses (stores and offices) have been without electricity since Thursday evening. This was reported by international news organizations on Friday. The crash was caused by a severe winter storm that will sweep large parts of the United States. The frost on the branches makes the trees very heavy, causing the power lines to fall on them and cause severe damage.

The worst affected states are Tennessee, Arkansas, Texas and Ohio. For example, some parts of Texas have to deal with the rare snowfall. A hurricane in Alabama has killed at least one woman. Winter hurricanes are considered unusual by meteorologists. The fact that these occur is due to global warming.

Heavy icing

The U.S. Meteorological Agency predicts heavy snowfall Friday from the Rocky Mountains in the west to the eastern states of Connecticut, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania. Snow fog of 30 to 45 cm is expected, as well as heavy snow formation. CNN writes Weather warnings Approximately one-third of the U.S. population is 90 million people.

Airlines have canceled 6,000 domestic flights due to bad weather.

Read this article about last year’s Texas blizzard: Texas is without electricity in the cold, and other parts of the country are arguing the cause

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