The death toll from the polar vortex which affected the United States is put at 21, as record setting cold and wind chills hit the homeless.

A 38-year-old woman was found frozen in her unheated home in Milwaukee on Wednesday, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported. The body of a man was also found frozen in his back yard in Cudahy, which is within Milwaukee County, the report said.

A number of deaths were also attributed to traffic accidents cause by the falling snow.

Incredible photographs of the effects of the bitter cold an shared all over the social media. These include washed jeans frozen solid in the cold, or a frozen bowl of ramen, frozen coffee and exploding toilets. The frozen lakeside view city of Chicago makes the metropolis look like the capital of Arendelle.