Thousands driven from homes, seven dead, as Harvey hammers Houston

HOUSTON (Reuters) – Historic flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey killed at least seven people in Texas and was expected to drive 30,000 from their homes, as officials on Monday warned that floodwaters would likely rise in the coming days as the storm hovers over the U.S. Gulf Coast.

Thousands of National Guard troops, police, rescue workers and civilians raced in helicopters, boats and special high-water trucks to rescue the hundreds of people still believed trapped in Houston, the nation’s fourth-largest city.

Source: Thousands driven from homes, seven dead, as Harvey hammers Houston

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