Natural phenomenon have done a lot of grief on the East coast of the United States.
High water flooded streets of Houston, Texas. All because of a powerful hurricane “Harvey”. The day before he made landfall in the state. Then verse, but brought heavy rains. They caused flooding.
Flooded streets, homes and cars. Water levels at Houston rose sharply in the night of August 27. There a few hours had the monthly rainfall. Now in the U.S. city declared a state of emergency. Rescuers on boats take out people from the disaster zone. Already evacuated nearly a thousand people.
“We were in the garage when the water began to arrive. In 45 minutes, its level is highly increased up to 60 inches. But we know that will save us. My brother works in the police, and he called rescuers”, – said a resident of Houston.
From the effects of hurricane “Harvey” that struck the day before, come to life in the small town of Rockport. He first came under the brunt of the disaster. There’s a storm uprooted trees and flattened many buildings. And broke the electric wire and knocked the supports. People remember with horror the events of yesterday.
In the yard of my neighbor flew a tree. After that, I took the dogs home and the horses to save time – they lifted into the air by the tornado. I also saw a tornado swallowed up the whole family with five children, when they ran to his trailer. I doubt they survived
– said local resident Matthew Ayala.
After the deadly hurricane “Katrina”, “Harvey” became the most powerful hurricane in the United States. When he reached the coast, it had the fourth – the penultimate – the category power. The wind speed at its center reached 215 kilometres per hour.
According to official figures, the disaster has claimed the lives of two people, more than a dozen were injured. But the death toll could rise because dozens of people were missing. Their still looking. Under forecasts of weather forecasters, heavy rains in Texas will last at least until Thursday, August 31.
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