Last Updated: Sunday, April 28, 2013

Flooding in Houston 2013: Houston flood photos


Flash flooding in Houston, Texas has caused huge power outages, local media reports. Storms caused heavy rainfall and hail on the Greater Houston area.

About six inches of rainfall has been recorded within three hours in some parts of Harris County.

Golf ball-sized hails have also been reported in parts of the Houston.

Several roads are closed in Harris County and Fort Bent County.

Following CenterPoint Energy, the domestic energy delivery company, around 44,927 customers were without power as of 7:00 a.m.

The National Weather Service issued a severe weather alert Saturday afternoon and has now extended to 1 a.m. Sunday with severe thunderstorm warning for the Houston area.

Below are some photos of flash flooding in Houston, TX

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Insane rain in #Houston right now. Photo from the Reliant Stadium press box; @NickScurfield

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Cars stranded on 288 at the 610 loop ; Cody Duty, MBI / Houston Chronicle

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Via Instagram; @3lucci

Houston flood damage report is yet to come.

Original post: Natural Disasters List April 27, 2013
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