USA: Cajun Navy joins rescue operations as Hurricane Harvey swamps Houston

Louisiana volunteer group Cajun Navy joined forces with the US Coast Guard, the Houston Fire Department and Police Department to rescue stranded Hurricane Harvey victims in Houston, Texas, Monday. The streets of Houston were left flooded after Hurricane Harvey hit the city over the weekend, causing at least nine deaths. Using fishing vessels and pickup trucks, members of the Cajun Navy aided... Еще those still trapped by the sweeping floods. The US Coast Guard reported that they have rescued at least 2,000 people. Houston's emergency services said that they have received nearly 6,000 distress calls. Flooding and damage is expected to get worse as more rain is predicted to fall on the Texas coast over the next two days. The storm has been the most powerful to hit Texas in more than 50 years.

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