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Prisoners evacuated over flood risk in Texas after Hurricane Harvey

28 Agosto 2017, 02:12 | Faron Santos

Heavy surf is seen here in Corpus Christi Texas

Heavy surf is seen here in Corpus Christi Texas

Despite the downgrade, Harvey is expected to remain at tropical storm intensity for the next four days.

The storm made landfall Friday night as a Category 4 with 130 mph (209 kph) winds. It will likely drop dozens of inches of rain in the coming days.

Mayor Joe McComb was surprised to have been asked repeatedly Saturday by Hurricane Harvey evacuees whether returning to Corpus Christi was allowed.

Harvey is expected to produce additional rain accumulations of 15 to 25 inches over the middle and upper Texas coast through Thursday.

The Austin American-Statesman reported Saturday that Aransas County Judge C.H. Harvey delivered a direct blow to Rockport, a city of about 10,000 people.


Grassley, a long-serving Republican senator from Iowa, nudged Trump Friday morning after the president posted a string of tweets reacting to news stories, defending his accomplishments in office and taking a poke at a Republican senator. That prior storm - which Harvey could end up eclipsing - left 41 dead and caused around $9 billion dollars in property damages by the time it was over. Over a thousand people have been rescued overnight, while power companies estimate that over 250,000 customers have lost electricity.

Houstonians are not under any mandatory evacuation orders. In the town of Dickinson, southeast of Houston, this resident described the deluge. From Texas to Louisiana and Mississippi, people are getting ready.

Between the extreme winds, and more longer-term extreme rainfall, authorities in Texas began talking early afternoon of the possibility of fatalities, though none had been confirmed as of 1 p.m. CDT.

"Rainfall of this magnitude will cause catastrophic and life-threatening flooding", the center says.

"This is going to be a major rainmaker", Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner told CNN Saturday morning.


Trump took to Twitter and wrote: "THANK YOU to all of the great volunteers helping out with #HurricaneHarvey relief in Texas!".

Many animals have lost their homes in the storm, as many have been forced to leave their pets or have been forcefully separated from them.

Widespread flooding was being reported in parts of Texas where Harvey has stalled and has continued to dump heavy rain for more than a day now.

The agency warned of tornadoes in Bacliff, Kemah and Clear Lake Shores.




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