Storm Harvey sweeps into Louisiana: 250,000 homes and businesses without power

Storm Harvey sweeps into Louisiana: 250,000 homes and businesses without power
 

The storm has forced 32,000 people into shelters since coming ashore on Friday as the most powerful hurricane to hit Texas in half a century. Yesterday, it pummelled the coast from Port Arthur, Texas, to Lake Charles, Louisiana. 
Harvey weakened to a tropical depression on Wednesday night, the US National Hurricane Centre said, but warned that “catastrophic and life threatening flooding will continue in and around Houston, Beaumont/Port Arthur, eastward into southwest Louisiana for the rest of the week.”
The latest reported deaths included a married couple who drowned while driving through... read more

 
31 August 2017 in World News, Views: 38
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