Texas is facing the wrath of Hurricane Imelda which has led to heavy rains & flash floods in its southern parts on Thursday. Jefferson county received a maximum rainfall of 43.15 inches.
One person died after his van submerged in Houston floodwaters. Over 1000 people have been rescued in low lying eastern Harris county. Bus and Rail services along with both airports of Houston were disrupted due to rains.
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner has advised people to be careful & not to venture out in the night. He said the water is receding and the storm has passed. (AIR NEWS)