In Houston declared a curfew due to flooding
WASHINGTON, 30 Aug — RIA Novosti, Alexei Bogdanovsky. Power of the fourth largest U.S. city of Houston imposed a curfew in connection with the flood, said at a press conference, broadcasted by the American TV channels, mayor Sylvester Turner and chief of police Art Acevedo.
A curfew will be in effect until further notice from 22.00 to 5.00, explained chief Acevedo.
The mayor said that this is done to avoid theft left residents houses and accidents with drivers on flooded roads.
“The curfew will be in effect until until it will no longer be necessary”, — said the mayor.
Houston, the fourth most populous metropolis of the United States (6.5 million inhabitants), faced with floods because of the storm “Harvey”. “Harvey” became the most destructive hurricane in the U.S. over the past 12 years, since the country in 2005 was hurricane Katrina, which led to the flooding of the city of New Orleans in Louisiana.