|Houston Needs Your Help! Historic Flooding in Houston!|
Greater Houston Metro Area Flooding Relief Campaign
It is time to show our solidarity with our fellow Houstonians: Embrace Relief is launching a relief campaign to help victims and families affected by historic flooding in Houston Metro area.
More than 13 inches of rain fell in just less than a few hours which lead to heavy flooding that inundated thousands of the homes, shut down several major highways and left at least 8 people dead.
Heavy rains in the Southeast Texas, especially in Houston Metro area, have caused extensive flooding and forcing evacuations. This unexpected flood cost at least 8 lives according to various news reports. Late Monday, April 17, Governor Abbott declared a state of disaster in the following Texas Counties: Austin, Bastrop, Fort Bend, Colorado, Grimes, Harris, Montgomery, Waller and Wharton Counties. Monday morning, heavy rains created powerful thunderstorms that led to several fatalities, damaged thousands of homes and paralyzed the region. Many of the Schools and businesses were shut down for the Monday and Tuesday. Bus and rail services are suspended in Houston.
Here are a few link for further information on this historic flooding!
Houston Chronicle : More rain expected to hit Houston in wake of massive floods