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Hurricane Harvey is rapidly losing strength on land in Texas

Hurricane Harvey is rapidly losing strength on land in Texas

Hurricane Harvey is rapidly losing strength 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.

Harvey reached around 7.00 pm Dutch time, the coastal town of Corpus Christi. Although Harvey the heaviest storm in years that Texas will find, it seems the damage is still much less than expected. However, road signs and lamp-posts broken and there is damage to buildings. There are no known dead or injured cases.

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.

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.

Harvey in Texas

Many traffic lights and lampposts killed.
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NASA gave Friday images free of the approaching hurricane. They are made from the space station ISS.
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Stormy weather along the Texas coast.
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Harvey rapidly in strength after reaching Texas.
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A firefighter looks at the damage after a fire caused by the hurricane in Corpus Christi.
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State of emergency

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.

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Hurricane Harvey creates a lot of inconvenience to Texas coast

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