By Thursday night, floodwaters had started receding in most of the Houston area, said the city's mayor, Sylvester Turner. Law enforcement officers planned to work well into the night to clear freeways of vehicles stalled and abandoned because of flooding, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said.
Officials in Harris County, which includes Houston, said there had been a combination of at least 1,700 high-water rescues and evacuations to get people to shelter as the longevity and intensity of the rain quickly came to surprise even those who had been bracing for floods. The storm also flooded parts of southwestern Louisiana.
More than 900 flights were canceled or delayed in Houston. Further along the Texas Gulf Coast, authorities at one point warned that a levee could break near Beaumont in Jefferson County. During Harvey, Beaumont's only pump station was swamped by floodwaters, leaving residents without water service for more than a week.
Imelda's remnants Thursday led to the deaths of two men. A 19-year-old man drowned and was electrocuted while trying to move his horse to safety, according to a message from his family shared by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office. Crystal Holmes, a spokeswoman for the department, said the death occurred during a lightning storm.
Kinnaur (HP), July 25 (ANI): At least nine persons died, three injured after boulders roll downhill due to landslide in Kinnaur district. Batseri Bridge was collapsed in the incident. Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) teams rushed to the spot near Badseri village.
Washington [US], July 25 (ANI): American actor and comedian Mindi Kaling recently expressed she was 'surprised' that her upcoming role as a "reimagined" Velma in HBO Max's new 'Scooby-Doo' spinoff has been met with backlash.
Rajinikanth's Darbar which was released last year in India during Sankranti wasn't a great success at the box office. But it seems Japan will change it all. As per reports, the film has earned 230 Million Yen so far and is still going housefull at several places.
New Delhi [India], July 25 (ANI): Legendary actor Dharmendra on Sunday got all nostalgic as he posted a throwback picture with veteran star Jaya Bachchan ahead of joining the shoot for filmmaker Karan Johar's upcoming film 'Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani'.
Yoga asanas are highly effective for relieving backaches and the tension that accompanies them. While you may need medical help depending on the intensity of the discomfort, some yoga asanas, if done right, are particularly helpful in reducing back pain. They also help with being more aware of your body balance. These exercises are known to be effective in reducing backaches. Try these.
In a shocking incident, a woman threw four of her minor daughters in a pool following an argument with her husband, as per report. Three of the children died, while one was rescued by villagers and is undergoing treatment at a hospital. The incident has been reported from Gopalganj district in Bihar.
Kick completes 7 years today and Jacqueline Fernandez has the perfect social media post to celebrate it. She shared a behind-the-scene picture of herself with Salman Khan and Sajid Nadiadwala keenly looking at the monitor.
Flipkart has kicked-off its 'Big Saving Days' sale in India today with attractive deals and offers across its product range, including some of the bestselling smartphones. Under the sale, which will end on July 29, the e-commerce giant is also offering a discount of 10% on ICICI Bank cards, no-cost EMI options, and attractive smartphone exchange schemes. Here are some noteworthy offers.
Kinnaur (Himachal Pradesh) [India], July 25 (ANI): At least nine people died while three were injured in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district on Sunday after a bridge collapsed as a result of boulders rolling down a hill due to a landslide.
Washington [US], July 25 (ANI): The producers of 'The Simpsons' on Saturday revealed that the upcoming season 22 of the long-time running show will kick off in a musical fashion with a little help from 'Frozen' star Kristen Bell.