Millions without power and 15 dead as ferocious winter weather sweeps US | US weather | The Guardian

Officials warn of treacherous travel conditions as icy winter storm heads to America’s north-east

Ferocious winter weather sweeping across large parts of the central and southern US has brought record-breaking cold temperatures, left millions without power and killed at least 15 people across multiple states.

The worst power outages were in Texas, where more than 4m homes and businesses remained without power on Tuesday in subfreezing temperatures. Elsewhere more than 250,000 people also lost power across parts of Appalachia, and 4 million people lost power in Mexico. Another quarter-million were without electricity following an ice storm in north-west Oregon.

Source: Millions without power and 15 dead as ferocious winter weather sweeps US | US weather | The Guardian