The death toll from Tropical Storm Imelda in Texas has risen to five, the New York Times reported.
The eleventh cyclone of the season came close to the Texas coast Tuesday afternoon. He later gained strength from a tropical storm and caused severe flooding in the state. A man whose body was found in a ditch in a Houston suburb also drowned in the flooding, officials said.
The National Weather Service issued a flood warning, saying that “the amount of precipitation that could be life-threatening” had already decreased. Local authorities rescued and evacuated more than a thousand people
Our field teams were able to get some of the first views of the deadly & historic flooding in southeast Texas from #Imelda. We spoke with @bclemms about what it's been like #txwx pic.twitter.com/Guc85hI6Q3
— Meredith Garofalo (@GarofaloWX) September 21, 2019