Torrential Rain In Houston Strands Cars And Leaves Thousands Without Power

In a week that’s already seen Houston and surrounding areas in southeast Texas face some of the most severe rainfall since Hurricane Harvey, heavy storms again pounded the city late Thursday, leaving at least three bayous flowing over the top of their banks, nearly 90,000 residents without power and dozens reportedly trapped for a time in floodwater on Interstate 10.

The Thursday night storm continues a week of flooding in a city where the fallout from the historic 2017 hurricane is still being felt.

Harris County meteorologist Jeff Lindner told the Houston Chronicle that more than three inches fell in most areas of Houston, but one area far east of Houston got nailed with four inches in only 30 minutes. Some areas expected to see up to six inches of rain....

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