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  • While power has come back to millions of Texans who suffered through freezing cold temperatures for days, the crisis is not over yet.

  • More than 190,000 homes were still without electricity on Friday morning, while 13 million people that's nearly half of all Texans, have experienced disruptions in water service, leading some to go out and search for bottled water.

  • I feel like we shouldn't be going through this.

  • Many arrived to stores with long lines and empty shelves.

  • Hospitals in some hard hit areas ran out of water and transferred patients elsewhere, while millions of people were ordered to boil water to make it safe for drinking.

  • Water treatment plants were knocked off line this week, potentially allowing harmful bacteria to proliferate.

  • The historic winter storm has paralyzed the state, causing an array of damage Amid five days of blackouts.

  • I sat down power lines during the week, and other issues have utility workers scrambling to reconnect homes to power, while others deal with burst pipes, including Cyprus resident Noel's Opara, Water gushed from the ceiling above the master bedroom of his home, drenching his bed.

  • Meanwhile, Thursday in San Antonio, Ah blaze engulfed an apartment building.

  • The fire started around 1 p.m. And burned for hours as firefighters struggled to bring it under control due to frozen hydrants, according to local media.

  • Nearly two dozen deaths have been attributed to the cold snap.

  • Officials say they suspect many more people have died, but their bodies have not yet been discovered.

While power has come back to millions of Texans who suffered through freezing cold temperatures for days, the crisis is not over yet.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/02/21
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