With neighbouring Louisiana squarely in the storm's path, Harvey, now a tropical storm, is pressing eastward and is expected to make landfall again late today or early tomorrow.
President Trump turned his first visit to storm-ravaged Texas Tuesday into pseudo-campaigning, as he boasted about crowd sizes and TV ratings while surveying the wreckage from Tropical Storm Harvey. "Anyone who comes there, we'll let in". The government has helped deliver more than 2.5 million meals and two million liters of water, he said.
Two Indian students were critical after they almost drowned in Lake Bryan while they were reportedly swimming.
The community members have either voluntarily abandoned their homes or have been evacuated to safer places, after flood water dangerously entered their homes, in a few cases touching the roof.
Images of Bush looking down at the flooding in New Orleans from Air Force One also gave the impression that he was detached from the horrific conditions on the ground. "The American Red Cross is the most effective organization to put this contribution to work as it quickly brings recovery and relief efforts to those residents hardest hit by this devastating storm". He said at a news conference in Baton Rouge that he expects Texas officials to decide within 48 hours whether to accept the offer.
Engineers began releasing water from the 70-year-old Addicks and Barker reservoirs on Monday to ease the strain on the dams.
Wyoming Mayor Jack Poll: "Having dealt with the impact of severe weather incidents in the last couple years, our thoughts and prayers go out to our colleague Mayor Turner and all those in Houston who have been affected by Hurricane Harvey".
Oil and gas companies have shut down about a quarter of their production in the Gulf of Mexico.
Latest update on Ric Flair recovery is upbeat
Flair, a multiple world champion across several wrestling organizations, remains one of the most popular wrestlers on the planet. Since then his family and friends have been updating the fans with regular details about the status of his health.
Agrees to Private Interview With Senate Judiciary Committee
President Trump denies any collusion by his campaign, while regularly denouncing the investigations as political witch hunts. Spokesmen and spokeswomen for the committee's leaders did not immediately respond to requests for comment on the report.