houston - Due to heavy rains in the US state of Texas have probably been several people killed. By the storms were more than a thousand homes under water in and around the city of Houston.
In total, fell Monday more than 46 centimeters of rain in Harris County, where Houston is covered. According to the authorities flooded therefore multiple channels and creeks. At least five bodies have been recovered. It remains to be seen whether the victims were killed by the high water.
The rainfall led to major disruption around the city. As tens of thousands of households without electricity to sit down and roads were under water. Mayor Sylvester Turner gave his officers command whenever possible to stay home.,, This is not the day to go on the road in the city of Houston, '' he concluded.