Storm Imelda lashes Texas with 'life-threatening' amounts of rainfall

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  • Published on Sep 19, 2019
  • More than 1,000 people have been evacuated after tropical storm Imelda brought chaos to Texas with up to 40 inches of rainfall and flash flooding. Governor Greg Abbott declared 13 counties disaster zones as the National Weather Service warned 'life-threatening amounts of rainfall' had fallen, with more expected over Thursday
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  • Guardian News
    Guardian News  27 days ago +13

    Tropical Storm Imelda: more than 1,000 rescued as floodwaters swamp Texas ► www.theguardian.com/world/2019/sep/19/imelda-latest-storm-news-texas-floods

    • Flying Dog
      Flying Dog 27 days ago

      Houston area has been a swamp for over 21,000,000 years

    • extra solar
      extra solar 27 days ago

      i cant thank you for news that you didnt create, but i can confirm that maybe there can be some other texas related conditions of concern that can get coordinated with more discipline, and perhaps some emphasis on correcting what is, again, not your responsibility.

    • MrsConnie 2You
      MrsConnie 2You 27 days ago

      Guardian News Thank you for info and the update....This is absolutely tragic😔

  • doomlist darkness
    doomlist darkness 20 days ago

    this is proof that kayak sellers will become rich

  • Zachary Allen
    Zachary Allen 20 days ago

    Spread the word vote Yes for no state taxes in Texas. They are trying to trick the public again. Voting no means you support state taxes.

  • radko bashev
    radko bashev 22 days ago

    Randome Dood:Aaand A Coating.
    Me:Aaand I Litteraly Dont Get Rain At All :/

  • E- SPACE
    E- SPACE 24 days ago

    Lol

  • TheLegendaryLinx
    TheLegendaryLinx 25 days ago

    Global Warming is real because its manmade, they have lasers punching a hole in our ozone making iceberg melt at alarming rate.

  • Addam Robin
    Addam Robin 26 days ago

    All these disasters are female named
    Ironic...

  • mark suckerturd
    mark suckerturd 26 days ago

    Let me guess trumps fault right

  • 李善德
    李善德 26 days ago

    During a parliamentary debate on April 5, the nine parties that comprise the Danish Parliament (Folketing) discussed China's persecution of Falun Gong and forced organ harvesting from Falun Gong practitioners and other prisoners of conscience. Members of parliament opposed the unethical practice and agreed to consider human rights issues in future trade and economic cooperation with China.

  • Hayley Cook
    Hayley Cook 26 days ago

    I WAS IN THAT

  • ninjastorm540
    ninjastorm540 26 days ago +1

    They really have to fix their zoning and drainage issues after this or it will keep repeating.

  • Gabriella Susan
    Gabriella Susan 26 days ago

    This was literally Harvey 2.0 for us

  • Tempo4200
    Tempo4200 26 days ago

    You'd think our government would find an engineering solution for all this but no.

  • Angel Killuminati
    Angel Killuminati 26 days ago

    because haarp

  • berghinton751424 Eoysbroveahyan

    Bruh I just barely came from school it’s 7:14 pm by the way here in Houston Texas
    Texas Flood was written in 1955 , in 1983 Stevie Ray Vaughn Perfected it .
    Anyways...Isnt tomorrow the day ppl are suppose to raid area 51?

  • berghinton751424 Eoysbroveahyan

    Bruh I just barely came from school it’s 7:14 pm by the way here in Houston Texas
    Texas Flood was written in 1955 , in 1983 Stevie Ray Vaughn Perfected it .
    Anyways...Isnt tomorrow the day ppl are suppose to raid area 51?

  • Delilah Gudino
    Delilah Gudino 26 days ago

    That’s a tornado

  • Kyubi Crasher
    Kyubi Crasher 26 days ago

    Swift That you in the thumbnail Buddy 🤣

  • traydevon
    traydevon 26 days ago

    Texas ❤️ fossil fuels & climate change deniers. Yep.

  • NOT YOU
    NOT YOU 26 days ago

    Animals first... People, meh......

  • Jame Andy
    Jame Andy 26 days ago

    I hate to say this then once more shouldnt the human beings of Houston have realized to be geared up after Harvey then once more it seems like no persona took matters severely and truely presented themselves geared up so now even accelerated human beings are gonna be transferring to the already overpopulated DFW regional

  • Alex A
    Alex A 26 days ago

    SHOULD HAVE VOTED FOR A PRESIDENT THAT BELIEVES IN CLIMATE CHANGE !

  • ninjaa22
    ninjaa22 26 days ago

    This is caused by HAARP.
    The government can control weather.
    You think this much rain is natural?
    The government likes to attack Texas because we are the most powerful state

  • Jame Andy
    Jame Andy 26 days ago

    I hate to say this then again shouldnt the human beings of Houston have realized to be geared up after Harvey then again it appears like no character took things severely and truely offered themselves geared up so now even increased human beings are gonna be transferring to the already overpopulated DFW neighborhood

  • Jon Melendez
    Jon Melendez 26 days ago +1

    Houston we have a problem...

  • Jame Andy
    Jame Andy 26 days ago

    I hate to say this however shouldnt the human beings of Houston have realized to be organized after Harvey however it looks like no person took matters severely and truely bought themselves organized so now even greater human beings are gonna be transferring to the already overpopulated DFW vicinity

  • Екатерина Shpack

    I hate to say this however shouldnt the human beings of Houston have realized to be organized after Harvey however it looks like no person took matters severely and truely bought themselves organized so now even greater human beings are gonna be transferring to the already overpopulated DFW vicinity

    • ɴᴏ ᴜ
      ɴᴏ ᴜ 26 days ago +2

      Екатерина Shpack i think we weren’t prepared because maybe we thought it wasnt going to be so bad bc it wasn’t shown on the news as a hurricane

  • salah mohcin
    salah mohcin 26 days ago

    I hate to say this however shouldnt the human beings of Houston have realized to be organized after Harvey however it looks like no person took matters severely and truely bought themselves organized so now even greater human beings are gonna be transferring to the already overpopulated DFW vicinity

  • Initalfiend289
    Initalfiend289 26 days ago

    Bruh

  • Diego Kiwi
    Diego Kiwi 26 days ago

    Why should I care? It's Texas.

    • barbie99
      barbie99 26 days ago

      Because it is coming to a town near you next, in one form or another; get ready!

  • Josh Brenner
    Josh Brenner 26 days ago

    I hate to say this but shouldn't the people of Houston have learned to be prepared after Harvey but it seems like nobody took things seriously and actually got themselves prepared so now even more people are gonna be moving to the already overpopulated DFW area

  • 777has done it
    777has done it 26 days ago

    Imelda has nothing on us cuz we are Texas strong 💪

    • barbie99
      barbie99 26 days ago

      Really? The last act of defiance? That is like the mouse flipping off the eagle; just as it swoops down and snatches it up!

  • Diop Gamer
    Diop Gamer 26 days ago

    Texas aint been wetter since the beginning.

  • Classic Claire
    Classic Claire 26 days ago

    I'm not allowed to cuss but seeing these deadly amounts of water almost made me

  • just ben
    just ben 26 days ago +1

    Share some of that with Australia dang

  • jj tt
    jj tt 26 days ago

    Yall be alight

  • Zakary Loreto
    Zakary Loreto 26 days ago

    Texas you should give California your water

  • Soda Pop
    Soda Pop 26 days ago +1

    why do people live in flooding areas its stupid i have no pity for people who choose to live in places prone to flooding

  • Адриан
    Адриан 26 days ago

    Bruh this ain’t nuttin we ain’t seen befo

  • Daisy Dejesus
    Daisy Dejesus 27 days ago

    Unbelievable! 😮

  • Rob
    Rob 27 days ago

    Its Houston man. We live on a bayou, we have swamps all over the place. I know you need the fantastic headline to get views but it is just high water for a bit. Happens a lot down there.

  • elirchi erchi
    elirchi erchi 27 days ago

    Me: **laughs in Filipino**

  • JW
    JW 27 days ago

    Where’s the Texas strong sayings?

  • opapergunner
    opapergunner 27 days ago

    Sending love from your San Antonio neighbors ❤️

  • Galzo
    Galzo 27 days ago

    Texas is cancelled for the year

  • Eric Cartman
    Eric Cartman 27 days ago

    #22 on trending

  • 18matts
    18matts 27 days ago

    That is 💩 water gross

  • Dan St. John
    Dan St. John 27 days ago

    I'm sorry for all the democrats in the state, but for the climate denying republicans, oh well. Get ready for decades of this.

    • John Noviella
      John Noviella 27 days ago

      climate change has nothing to do with this

  • Stephen McAllister
    Stephen McAllister 27 days ago

    looks horrible. see two people smiling on the boat splash screen.

  • MSS Love
    MSS Love 27 days ago +6

    This is mother nature hitting us for pollution

    • OneStepToDeath420
      OneStepToDeath420 26 days ago

      Nature would do the same anyway, with or without pollution, humans etc.

  • FBI agent
    FBI agent 27 days ago

    My yard goes above my knees and I have 2 acres of land

  • Smart and Funny
    Smart and Funny 27 days ago

    this is great

  • Juice
    Juice 27 days ago

    the lady in the thumbnail looking like she having the time of her life 😂😂

  • Edward Merida
    Edward Merida 27 days ago

    Looks like they need to unplug the drain

  • Sarah Green
    Sarah Green 27 days ago

    It's so crazy that I live in North Texas and have been begging for rain because it's so hot only to see the rest of the state is flooded.

  • inboxnews
    inboxnews 27 days ago +4

    Impressive video but it's important to note that Houston is in a bowl. It's prone to flooding.

    • Bryan Southard
      Bryan Southard 26 days ago

      Only issue is that it's rare for this level of catastrophic flooding to happen 2 years back to back, the floodings are usually pretty well spaced out over decades and don't normally reach these levels. The basins can get pretty nasty in the spring and early fall. But the amount of water damage we are seeing is on par with hurricane Harvey damages

  • Boom Boom
    Boom Boom 27 days ago

    Lol it's happening again

  • Vat
    Vat 27 days ago +1

    This is why Texas homes are cheap

  • Mayan Ruins
    Mayan Ruins 27 days ago +1

    Is trump gonna throw paper towels at survivors like he did in puerto rico?

  • VICTORINO 7
    VICTORINO 7 27 days ago

    Does this prove climate change?