You are here

Louisiana soaked, Houston flooded in Harvey's wake

Texas death toll is 17, and tens of thousands have been displaced; energy hub of Houston paralysed

Flood waters from Tropical Storm Harvey put a power sub-station in Iowa, in the Calcasieu Parish of Louisiana, under water. A few hundred people have been rescued from their homes in Lake Charles in the state.


TROPICAL Storm Harvey bore down on Louisiana on Wednesday, pouring down more water after having set rainfall records in Texas that caused catastrophic flooding and paralysed the US energy hub of Houston.

The storm that first came ashore last Friday as the most powerful...

Market voices on: