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A severe blizzard in 73% of the United States has killed 26 people

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

 A severe blizzard in 73% of the United States has killed 26 people


Extreme blizzards have engulfed the United States and affected 73 percent of the country.


The blizzard has declared a state of emergency in seven states, including Texas, Kentucky and Alabama.


The lowest temperature recorded in 20 cities is expected to break further this week.


Electricity has been disrupted in 16 US states, with 4.8 million homes without power in Texas alone, the country's snow has frozen pipelines and affected natural gas supplies.


So far, 26 people have been reported killed in various accidents during the blizzard.


More than 3,000 flights were canceled in the United States due to bad weather and runway conditions.


According to the US Department of Meteorology, 73% of the United States is currently covered in snow.


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OTG Newz