Icicles formed on fan: A spell of historic cold weather in Texas

The Fact News Web Service
Chandigarh, February 19
A severe winter storm engulfing Texas has produced some surreal images from the US state where millions are facing their fifth day without heat, food, or access to water. Icicles forming on fans, snow-covered roads, and water pouring out of houses: these are just a few of the many unreal scenes captured in the state which is facing a spell of historic cold weather. Freezing temperatures are expected to last through Saturday. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), a cooperative responsible for 90% of the state’s electricity, said on Thursday it made “significant progress” in restoring power without providing detailed figures. However, tens of thousands of households in the state are still without power and basic utilities, according to a Reuters report.