The death toll in the flooding in Texas caused by hurricane “Harvey” reached 30. On Tuesday, August 29, the newspaper the New York Times.
Among the victims are killed in the line of duty a police officer. Chief medical examiner of the County of Galveston Erin Barnhart told the newspaper that the death toll will increase significantly once the roads are passable.
Earlier it became known that the authorities of the city of Houston have imposed on the village under curfew, the reason for this decision was the frequent cases of looting amid floods caused by hurricane “Harvey”. The curfew will operate from ten o’clock to five o’clock in the morning local time. The mayor of Houston, Sylvester Turner said that the restrictions are imposed for an indefinite period.
Hurricane “Harvey” hit the Texas on the night of 26 August. First, he appropriated the fourth category of danger, but then reduced to the level of a tropical storm. Earlier it was reported about nine killed.