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Extraordinary photos of survival in Houston

Posted by | August 30, 2017 | Swift Water Rescue, Water Rescue, Water Rescue Training

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Five days after Harvey came ashore near Corpus Christi, Texas, record-setting rainfall in Houston continues to push floodwaters higher and higher.

Hurricane Harvey turned interstate highways into rivers and put numerous subdivisions around Houston under half a dozen feet or more of water. The most powerful hurricane to hit Texas in more than 50 years, Harvey lingered along the Gulf Coast, drenching the region with a year’s worth of rain in the span of a week.

These photos give an intimate look at the current efforts to rescue residents and shelter evacuees.  Read more…

Source: www.cnbc.com