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Hurricane Harvey brings catastrophic flooding to Houston; 5 reported dead

Published on August 27, 2017 under CommunityImpact

Houston and other parts of southeast Texas are experiencing “catastrophic, life-threatening flooding,” federal officials said Sunday, as Harvey, now a slow-moving tropical storm, hovers over the region, dumping rainfall. At least five people in the Houston area are reportedly dead. Across the region, rising waters stranded people in their homes and on rooftops, and entire stretches of freeway were submerged. Officials believed the first fatality to be a woman who was found dead near her car, in which she had likely been trapped during a flood, according to the Washington Post. “We’re urging people to stay off the streets,” Gary […]

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