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Drones, planes banned in area hit by Harvey to avert risks to rescue work

Rescue workers and civilians wait for emergency crews in Houston after rains caused by hurricane Harvey pummelled parts of Texas in a deluge that began a week ago.


US AVIATION regulators imposed a prohibition on hobbyist drones and other civilian aircraft flying in the area affected by tropical storm Harvey after concerns were raised about potential interference of rescue efforts.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued...

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