Last Updated: Friday, November 1, 2013

Texas flooding 2013 kills 2

Flooding caused by heavy rains across Central Texas has claimed lives of at least two people.

Fatalities are from Onion Creek and  Dale, south of Austin.

The Texas Department of Public Safety has warned to be prepared for continued rising water and flooding for those out for Halloween fun.

The Red Cross has send two relief trucks from Fort Worth to Austin to aid flood victims, AFP reported.

According to the National Weather Service, more than a foot of rain has fallen across Texas' midsection.

Photo below shows a man on top of a home on Buttonbush Drive in Southeast Austin, Texas (AP Photo/The Austin American-Statesman, Deborah Cannon).


Original post: Natural Disasters List October 31, 2013