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Houston Storm: At least 7 dead, thousands remain without power

Published on May 19, 2024 12:04 PM IST
  • The widespread destruction of Thursday's storms brought much of Houston to a standstill.
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At least seven people were killed in severe weather that battered Houston, the fourth-largest city in the US. The city was struck by heavy rain and winds reaching up to 100 miles (160 kilometers) per hour on Thursday, resulting in downtown streets being strewn with glass from blown-out windows.(REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 19, 2024 12:04 PM IST

At least seven people were killed in severe weather that battered Houston, the fourth-largest city in the US. The city was struck by heavy rain and winds reaching up to 100 miles (160 kilometers) per hour on Thursday, resulting in downtown streets being strewn with glass from blown-out windows.(REUTERS)

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Thunderstorms and hurricane-force winds tore through the city, decimating the facade of one brick building and leaving streets strewn with trees, debris, and shattered glass.(REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Thunderstorms and hurricane-force winds tore through the city, decimating the facade of one brick building and leaving streets strewn with trees, debris, and shattered glass.(REUTERS)

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More than a half-million homes and businesses in Texas remained without electricity by midday Saturday, according to PowerOutage.us. (REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 19, 2024 12:04 PM IST

More than a half-million homes and businesses in Texas remained without electricity by midday Saturday, according to PowerOutage.us. (REUTERS)

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A landscaper saws a fallen tree into smaller pieces while cleaning debris after a severe storm caused widespread damage in Houston, Texas, U.S.(REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A landscaper saws a fallen tree into smaller pieces while cleaning debris after a severe storm caused widespread damage in Houston, Texas, U.S.(REUTERS)

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Another 21,000 customers were also without power in Louisiana, where strong winds and a suspected tornado hit.(REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Another 21,000 customers were also without power in Louisiana, where strong winds and a suspected tornado hit.(REUTERS)

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Houston Mayor John Whitmire previously said at least four other people were killed in the city when the storms swept through Harris County, which includes Houston.(REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Houston Mayor John Whitmire previously said at least four other people were killed in the city when the storms swept through Harris County, which includes Houston.(REUTERS)

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School districts in the Houston area canceled classes Friday for more than 400,000 students and government offices were closed.(REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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School districts in the Houston area canceled classes Friday for more than 400,000 students and government offices were closed.(REUTERS)

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Crane operators secure a line around the largest part of a tree that fell on a home after the severe storm caused widespread damage in Houston, Texas, U.S.(REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 19, 2024 12:04 PM IST

Crane operators secure a line around the largest part of a tree that fell on a home after the severe storm caused widespread damage in Houston, Texas, U.S.(REUTERS)

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