Definitely dead by hurricane Harvey in Texas
Hurricane Harvey in Texas yet certainly a life demanded. Although it was the heaviest storm since 2005 that the United States will find, it seems the damage is still much less than expected.
The mayor of Rockport, where the hurricane landed, made it known that in his congregation a dead cases. The person came to life because a fire was caused in a house. Between the debris that Harvey has left the field by practitioners, and by further combed.
The governor of Texas Greg Abbott emphasized that the danger has certainly not passed. The storm, which up to now has been managed in the coastal region, according to weather forecasts locally in a total of 100 to 125 inches of rain pattering.
Abbott said during a press conference that his state of 1,800 soldiers deployed for search – and-rescue operations. That happens with helicopters. The soldiers will also assist in the cleanup of the mess. The government is preparing for the distribution of drinking water and food in the hardest-hit areas. The mayor of Houston, Sylvester Turner is expected in the coming days, a “water ballet” of 60 to 90 centimetres.
Harvey reached around 7.00 pm Dutch time, the coastal town of Corpus Christi, but is rapidly losing power since he is above Texas. Friday was Harvey still category 4, meanwhile, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) afgeschaald to category 1. Possible is Harvey even a tropical storm.
However, road signs and lamp-posts broken and there is damage to buildings. For the next few days is there still a lot of rain expected.
In several places, the power failed, there would be hundreds of thousands of people without power sit. The most inconvenience over the coming days is expected because of the persistent rainfall and flooding will cause.
Harvey in Texas
The most inconvenience over the coming days is expected because of the persistent rainfall and flooding will cause.
HHarvey is the heaviest hurricane that the USA in twelve years time has reached.
In several places, the power failed, there would be hundreds of thousands of people without power sit
A badly damaged church in Rockport, where the hurricane landed.
Many traffic lights and lampposts killed.
NASA gave Friday images free of the approaching hurricane. They are made from the space station ISS.
Stormy weather along the Texas coast.
Harvey rapidly in strength after reaching Texas.
A firefighter looks at the damage after a fire caused by the hurricane in Corpus Christi.
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State of emergency
In addition to Texas are also parts of Louisiana is threatened by flooding. The storm was accompanied by a storm surge of up to nearly four metres.
Texas and Louisiana have the state of emergency is declared. The Us president, Donald Trump has made the situation in Texas Friday night officially declared natural disaster is declared. Thus, all possible resources from the national government for aid available.
It is the heaviest storm of the US in twelve years time has reached. Harvey came to land at Corpus Christi, a city in the middle of the Texas coastline. In addition to Texas are also parts of Louisiana is threatened by flooding. The storm was accompanied by a storm surge of up to nearly four metres.
Hurricane Harvey creates a lot of inconvenience to Texas coast