Map of houston flooding during harvey. People walk through floodwater near interstate 10 in houston on sunday. The buffalo bayou above which helps drain the downtown flows into the houston ship channel. This interactive map shows harveys path and which areas experienced the most rainfall and subsequent flooding from the tropical storm. Hurricane harvey of 2017 is tied with 2005s hurricane katrina as the costliest tropical cyclone on record inflicting 125 billion in damage primarily from catastrophic rainfall triggered flooding in the houston metropolitan area and southeast texas.
Samaritans help push a boat with evacuees to high ground during a rain storm caused by tropical storm harvey along tidwell road in east houston on aug. 2 of 16 residents of the cinco ranch and kelliwood areas of ft. Dramatic rescues are happening throughout the houston area. Houston is drained by several meandering rivers or bayous that move water from west to east.
Houston 3 1 1 the citys help information line connects houstonians with city services. It was the first major hurricane to make landfall in the united states since wilma in 2005. At least 33 people are known. Radar shows no immediate end in sight to the rain from tropical storm harvey which made landfall as a category 4 hurricane over the.
Houston is battling to recover from devastating flooding caused by hurricane harvey a category four storm which dumped a record breaking amount of rain on the city.