Deadly winter storm pushes into eastern US

New York (AFP) – A deadly winter weather system that brought record-busting cold to the southern and central United States, knocking out power for millions in oil-rich Texas, pushed up the East Coast Thursday as heavy snowfall and icy buildups disrupted coronavirus vaccinations. The historic frigid blast has over the past week seen Arctic cold envelope a US heartland unfamiliar with such extremes, leaving dozens of dead in its wake and nearly seven million Texans told to boil water before consuming it. The National Weather Service (NWS) said a “major” winter storm would impact an area stretchi…

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