USA: Hundreds stranded as Harvey batters Houston

Hundreds are left stranded as a result of floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey, in Houston, Monday. Footage captured flooded streets of Houston's Northwood Forest neighbourhood, which is considered to be an impoverished minority neighbourhood. It is predicted that some 30,000 people from Houston and surrounding areas will be driven from their homes as heavy rains will continue to pound for... Еще up to four more days. Emergency services worked have been dispatched to flooded areas to evacuate trapped residents. 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. The storm, which was the most powerful to hit Texas in more than 50 years, has killed nine people.

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