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30000 expected in shelters following storm Harvey: FEMA

30 Agosto 2017

Some areas are expected to see a years worth of rainfall in a single week.

With word that Harvey - a category 4 hurricane when it made landfall - was fast approaching, the two drove from Galveston to Houston to be close to medical help, and to try and steer clear of Harvey's path of destruction.

"I don't need to tell anyone this is a very, very serious and unprecedented storm", Turner told a news conference.

In the above video, a before-and-after video shows parts of Houston's Highway 59 completely submerged under flood water.

According to the Capital Weather Gang blog, 9 trillion gallons of rain have fallen in Southeast Texas alone.

Global Giving has set up a relief fund that will provide emergency supplies as well as "longer-term recovery assistance" as residents start to return to their homes and rebuild.

Harvey sent devastating floods pouring into the nation's fourth-largest city Sunday as rising water chased thousands of people to rooftops. Joseph said even when it's tough, playing in the NFL is still a job, and the players have responsibility to do that job.

At General Mitchell International Airport Sunday, travelers could be seen checking their phones or watching TV for the latest updates - worried about how the storm might complicate their travel plans.

Those searching for a way to help Texans impacted by the devastation of Hurricane Harvey need look no further than iTunes or the iOS App Store.

A fleet of helicopters, airboats and high-water vehicles confronted flooding so widespread that authorities had trouble pinpointing the worst areas.

"Many outlying streets that are the channels to get to the medical centre are flooded", Mr McKeon said.

The storm's havoc isn't expected to subside.

"The American Red Cross is helping the people affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas and all across the Gulf coast".

The refining capacity that has been idled by the storm is estimated to be about 11.2 percent of the U.S. total, according to a Reuters report, while the initial impact appears to be felt in gasoline prices.

30000 expected in shelters following storm Harvey: FEMA