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Houston CBS Affiliate KHOU Forced To Evacuate Building Due To Flooding

28 Agosto 2017, 02:10 | Bibiana Flor

Houston CBS Affiliate KHOU Forced To Evacuate Building Due To Flooding

Houston CBS Affiliate KHOU Forced To Evacuate Building Due To Flooding

One person was confirmed to have died, with officials in Aransas county saying the victim had perished in a fire that broke out in his house.

Officials also warned people not to go to the highest floor of their home if the house endured severe flooding, urging people of going to the roof instead.

President Donald Trump is will visit Houston on Tuesday, Reuters reports.

Going to a Cabinet Meeting (tele-conference) at 11:00 A.M. on #Harvey.

The National Weather Service called it "a catastrophic and life-threatening flash flooding event".

Five people have been reported dead as a result of the storm, according to the National Weather Service.

The surge was forecast to raise water levels by about two metres in several locations, it said. Her body was found by neighbours. With hardened shells, these facilities also feature large-scale on-site power generation, various redundant operations and technologies, and other back-up systems to ensure the company's network remains strong, running and reliable.

Harvey made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane late Friday, but was downgraded to a tropical storm by mid-Saturday.

The storm represents a first major domestic challenge for Trump, and he plans to head to Texas next week.

But the president ended Sunday morning focused on the severity of the storm hammering Texas.

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Abbott said 1,800 members of the military would help with the statewide cleanup.

"It was terrible", Joel Valdez, 57, told Reuters.

Jake Lewis said he woke up to ankle-deep water in the Houston hotel where he was staying.

Rains could last through the week.

That included Exxon Mobil's Baytown refinery, the second largest in the country.

"There are a number of stranded people on our streets, calling 911, exhausting needed resources". I've had SO many people asking if he made it out OK and I wanted to share the video. Rain continues to fall in historic quantities.

This storm will not break our spirit.

- "Scale of damage not yet specifically quantifiable in Houston".

As Long has described it, FEMA's job is to arrive when the local and state agencies are overwhelmed, which is what is happening now in Texas.

How will Hurricane Harvey affect US energy sector?

Unless the storm takes a farther west path, impacts to the metro would be just some showers at times and perhaps some gusts over 20 mph. "Follow orders from officials to ensure safety".

"Sheetrock and glass were breaking", Nino said.

Despite the downgrade, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) chief Brock Long called it a "deadly inland event" as the storm progressed through the night.

He predicted on Thursday that Harvey is likely to cause only a short-term jump in gas prices of 5 to 10 cents per gallon, though he said a 25-cent spike in a worst-case scenario was also possible. "Some involve children, others with medical issues".

This post is being continually updated with details about Harvey's effects on Texas's art community.

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