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nytimes: Over 21 Miles of Highway, Snapshots of a Resilient Houston

4. September 2017 Leave a comment
This city sprawls over 600 square miles, an area so big that Chicago, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Detroit could all fit within it simultaneously. The nine-county Houston metropolitan region, covering more than 10,000 square miles, is almost as large as the entire state of Massachusetts. [mehr…]
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NOAA NOAA United States Department of Commerce National Hurricane Center

28. August 2017 Leave a comment
Tropical Storm Harvey RSS Feed icon Satellite | Buoys | Grids | Storm Archive
…CENTER OF HARVEY DRIFTING NEAR THE TEXAS COAST… …LIFE-THREATENING FLOODING CONTINUES OVER SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS… …DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL IN THE AFFECTED AREAS IF YOU ARE IN A SAFE PLACE AND DO NOT DRIVE INTO FLOODED ROADWAYS… 

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chronicle: Death toll reportedly reaches 5 as Harvey spawns massive flooding in Houston area

28. August 2017 Leave a comment
City officials urged people to call 911 only if they are in “imminent danger” as flood water in the Houston area continued to rise. Tropical Storm Harvey hovered over Houston early Sunday and dumped 20 to 30 inches of rain on already saturated streets, killing at least five people and prompting evacuations of apartment complexes and dramatic rescues, according to the National Weather Service. [more…]
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