Harvey, one of the most destructive storms in US history, beat Texas for the fifth day today, claiming 30 lives and leaving thousands homeless, although the mayor of Houston said a curfew at night to prevent looting and opportunist crimes.
Thousands of Emergency Relief Team staff were on alert, helping those affected by the flood. The weather officer said some parts of the state should receive heavy rains again.
At least 30 people were killed in storm-related incidents, local authorities confirmed. The toll could increase as they pursue reports of people lost in torrential rains unleashed since Friday.
Houston officials have imposed a night curfew to protect against opportunistic crimes as Tropical Storm Harvey continued to relax in southeastern Texas, CNN reported.
Authorities announced the curfew – midnight at 5 am – after police arrested a crew of armed robbers who were shaking vehicles, and officials warned residents of posters for police investigators. Internal security.
There were also fears of looting when thousands of homes were partially submerged and abandoned. Harvey was preparing for another plot near the border between Texas and Louisiana. With this expected expectation, devastation and misery could intensify, he said.
More than 13,000 people have been rescued from flooding and other devastation caused by Tropical Storm Harvey in and around Houston, federal and local authorities in Texas said. An Indian student died after his death on a swollen lake in the United States of Texas, where Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc.
More than 100,000 American Indians living in and around Houston were also severely affected by the monstrous hurricane. The weather service issued an emergency light – its warning of the most serious floods – last night, the Washington Post reported.
The remains of Hurricane Harvey threatened Texas and Louisiana, while a reservoir west of downtown Houston was spreading because of record rainfall. Houston officials were unable to determine the magnitude of the tragedy caused by one of the most destructive storms in US history, officials said.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott said Harvey is one of the biggest disasters the United States has faced and warned not to expect anything that looks like a recovery or a return to the way he was. “We must recognize that this will be a new, normal and new normality for this whole region,” he said.
Houston, the fourth largest city in the United States and the largest city in Texas, still operates emergency operations, with multiple avenues of closure and no access to ambulance hospitals after the appearance of Hurricane Harvey, a Category 4 storm, landed on Friday night.
Harvey has lost its intensity, leaving behind a trail of destruction that could take years to overcome.
The National Weather Service reported that Houston had already received more than 42 inches of rain due to Harvey.
Parts of Louisiana also saw more than one foot of rain, and flood warnings were in effect for much of the Lake Charles area, as precipitation is expected to continue. New Orleans is under a tornado and an illuminating clock until tomorrow.