Texas people have witnessed a “tree explosion” called a “gunshot sound” in a cruel winter storm.


People walk along sidewalks along a busy road with frozen wooden canopies after a winter storm that traveled all night in Richardson, Texas.

People walk along the bustling road with frozen wooden canopies after a winter storm that traveled all night in Richardson, Texas, on February 3, 2022.Associated Press Photo / Tony Gutierrez

  • As the winter storm Landon passes, the Texas people hear the sound of popping out.

  • “We listened to them all night,” a resident told KXAS-TV. “It sounds like a gunshot ringing.”

  • The water in the sap freezes and swells in cold weather, making the sound of limbs breaking and popping out.

Texas people say they are witnessing an “exploding tree” as the winter storm Landon continues to tear the state.

Residents told NBC affiliates KXAS-TV They heard the sound of popping out. Cold weather can freeze and swell the water in the sap, making the limbs of the tree heavier and forcibly destroying it, producing explosive noise in the process.

“We listened to them all night,” Lauren Labor, who lives in Texas, told KXAS-TV. “It sounds like a gunshot ringing.”

For days, the Texas people Preparation Due to the cold onslaught expected from Landon.

Governor Greg Abbott warned the Texans earlier this week that the storm could cause power outages and other turmoil. Due to “widespread icing rain, ice, snow”, Abbott Disaster declaration On thursday.

“No one can guarantee that there is no’low hut event’.” Abbott said on Tuesday, See the conditions when the frequency is very low and the grid administrator tells the power company to reduce power. “But what we are working on, striving to achieve, and what we are ready to achieve is that power remains throughout the state.”

Labor told KXAS-TV that he had lost electricity due to the storm.

“All of our firewood is frozen, so for now our only means of heat is a propane heater,” Reber said.

Nationally, the storm snowed and obscured the road. Hundreds of thousands of people have lost power in some states. Weather channel..

According to FlightAware, bad weather has also had a major impact on air travel, canceling hundreds of flights taking off and landing from Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. data On Friday.

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