Heavy rainfall led to multiple accidents.
In Houston (Texas, USA) anticyclone, which brought heavy precipitation in form of sleet and freezing rain, resulted in almost 300 accidents on the roads and the cancellation of thousands of flights. It is reported by CNN.
For Tuesday night, police said on 278 road accidents. It is noted that 104 of them were serious.
According to Frank, Ciaccio, coordinator for emergency management at airports in Houston, nearly a thousand flights were canceled at two major airports Houston on Tuesday, January 16.
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In addition, more than 8 thousand buildings remained without electricity. Hypothermia killed one homeless.