Floodwaters Pose Lingering Threats as Parts of Texas Start Storm Recovery

Voice of America News reports: “The remnants of what was once Hurricane Harvey brought heavy rain to Louisiana on Thursday, leaving flooded east Texas to start drying out but still facing danger from the large amount of water that accumulated as the storm lingered over the region for days.

Forecasters expected parts of Louisiana to get 10 to 20 centimeters (4 to 8 inches) of rain Thursday as the storm system continued moving inland toward the states of Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee and Kentucky.

The National Hurricane Center said that while the risk of more rain is over for the city of Houston, ‘catastrophic and life-threatening flooding’ will still be present there and over to Beaumont, Texas and into southwestern Louisiana for the rest of this week…”

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