Fires broke out across the storm-battered state, claiming many lives and destroying properties
US President Joe Biden declared a state of emergency in the state of Texas
The deadly snowstorm that swept through Texas earlier this month left some residents with thousands of dollars worth of bills for gas and hydro. The mayor of Houston says the state should pay these bills.
As a deadly winter storm sweeps through Texas, close to 12 million people in the state were warned that they should boil tap water before consuming it following power blackouts at some treatment facilities.