Donald Trump surveys Texas after Hurricane Harvey batters Houston [Photos]

President Donald Trump visited Texas to survey damage after Hurricane Harvey lashed Houston.

FP Staff August 30, 2017 10:17:12 IST
President Donald Trump visited Texas to survey damage after Hurricane Harvey lashed Houston. Tens of thousands of people fled their homes as the nation's fourth most populous city remained paralysed. AP
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President Donald Trump visited Texas to survey damage after Hurricane Harvey lashed Houston. Tens of thousands of people fled their homes as the nation's fourth most populous city remained paralysed. AP
Trump, who attended security briefings on the hurricane with First Lady Melania Trump, said that he wanted the relief effort to stand as an example of how to respond to a storm. AP
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Trump, who attended security briefings on the hurricane with First Lady Melania Trump, said that he wanted the relief effort to stand as an example of how to respond to a storm. AP
Trump told an impromptu crowd that the government is working tirelessly to bring them back and help them recover from the massive flooding and storm inflicted destruction. AP
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Trump told an impromptu crowd that the government is working tirelessly to bring them back and help them recover from the massive flooding and storm inflicted destruction. AP
City officials were preparing to temporarily house some 19,000 people, with thousands more expected to flee the area as the flooding entered its fourth day. Residents were warned to evacuate immediately. AP
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City officials were preparing to temporarily house some 19,000 people, with thousands more expected to flee the area as the flooding entered its fourth day. Residents were warned to evacuate immediately. AP
At least 12 people have been killed until now and the damage from the hurricane is expected to run into tens of billions of dollars. AP
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At least 12 people have been killed until now and the damage from the hurricane is expected to run into tens of billions of dollars. AP