Hurricane Harvey batters Houston, leaves 7 dead and forces tens of thousands to flee their homes [Photos]

Floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey will likely rise in the coming days, officials warned.

FP Staff August 29, 2017 10:51:56 IST
Floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey, which has already killed at least seven people in Texas and was expected to drive tens of thousands from their homes, will likely rise in the coming days, officials warned on Tuesday. Reuters
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Floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey, which has already killed at least seven people in Texas and was expected to drive tens of thousands from their homes, will likely rise in the coming days, officials warned on Tuesday. Reuters
Donald Trump will visit the storm-ravaged state of Texas on Tuesday, as the administration ramps up its response to the most powerful hurricane to hit America in 13 years. AP
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Donald Trump will visit the storm-ravaged state of Texas on Tuesday, as the administration ramps up its response to the most powerful hurricane to hit America in 13 years. AP
National Guard troops, police officers, rescue workers and civilians raced in helicopters, boats and special high-water trucks to rescue the hundreds of people still stranded in and around Houston. AP
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National Guard troops, police officers, rescue workers and civilians raced in helicopters, boats and special high-water trucks to rescue the hundreds of people still stranded in and around Houston. AP
Harvey’s centre was about 100 miles (160 kilometres) south of Houston and forecast to arc slowly towards the city through Wednesday, with the worst floods expected later that day and on Thursday. Reuters
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Harvey’s centre was about 100 miles (160 kilometres) south of Houston and forecast to arc slowly towards the city through Wednesday, with the worst floods expected later that day and on Thursday. Reuters
About 2,67,000 Texans were left without power as of Monday in the southeast corner of the state. Till now, 5,500 people have arrived at rescue camp while officals estimates 4,50,000 are affected. AP
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About 2,67,000 Texans were left without power as of Monday in the southeast corner of the state. Till now, 5,500 people have arrived at rescue camp while officals estimates 4,50,000 are affected. AP
As stunned families surveyed the wreckage of destroyed homes and roads flooded or clogged with debris, Texas governor Greg Abbott has warned people to brace for a long recovery. AP
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As stunned families surveyed the wreckage of destroyed homes and roads flooded or clogged with debris, Texas governor Greg Abbott has warned people to brace for a long recovery. AP