Since slamming into the Texas coast as a Category 4 hurricane late Friday, Harvey has dumped at least 9 trillion gallons of rain across the state - enough to fill Utah's Great Salt Lake twice. Residents are urged not to travel in the affected area and to heed warnings issued by their local National Weather Service office. Larger streams and rivers continue to rise and many of these are projected to reach record high crests.
Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 60. Thursday should be mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 71 and northeast winds around 10 miles per hour. Friday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. The chance for storms later Wednesday afternoon into early in the evening will be for mainly north of Madison and Milwaukee, the Weather Service said.
As Jalopnik reports , Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's office has been inundated with complaints of price-gouging in the wake of Hurricane Harvey , including inflating the price of gas. He said price gouging is a serious offense for a business that can result in a fine of $20,000 per occurrence - and up to $250,000 if the victim is over the age of 65.
Cohn said he felt pressure to resign after the president blamed "both sides" for the violence, but concluded, "I will not allow neo-Nazis ranting "Jews will not replace us" to cause this Jew to leave his job". Host Brian Becker noted that over the last six months there has been a litany of people who either resigned or were fired by the administration, including former US National Security Advisor Mike Flynn, ex-FBI Director James Comey, former deputy assistant to the president Sebastian ...
Materials could now explode and cause a subsequent and intense fire. They are continuing to monitor the temperatures of the refrigerated chemicals remotely, but say there's little they can do to change the situation until the flood waters recede.
As Hurricane Harvey approached the Gulf Coast of Texas last week, various authorities had warned Texans to stay off the water. The storm's winds decreased, but it stalled over the state, causing massive flooding in Houston and surrounding areas.
Bui also revealed that a common household cleaner can help deal with the floating ant colonies. They are fiercely social animals, and when displaced, they cling to each other for dear life until they can find dry land. People searching for fire ants on Google are also likely to search for how to kill them, it turns out, so here's the lowdown - squeeze some detergent on them, and their waxy covering will dissipate and they'll drown.
Once you decide where to donate, giving money, not supplies, is best, Rosenzweig said. "The images out of Texas are heartbreaking, and Virginians are caring, generous people who want to help their fellow citizens in their times of need", said Attorney General Mark Herring.
The Humane Society expects thousands of animals to be impacted by the storm, spokesperson Samantha Miller told CBS News. Animals can often sense storms, which may make them anxious and distressed and thus more likely to run away. For people who've lost everything in a flood, escaping with their pets is a big deal, says Jim Boller with the animal rescue organization Code 3 Associates in Longmont.
She said the Dieselgate proposals, put forward by an SPD minister in the current coalition between SPD and CDU-CSU, were flawed and that she would allow collective lawsuits if they were "properly designed". Meanwhile there is a new push by leading European Union states to cooperate more closely with governments in North African countries that are either home to many migrants or used as transit routes.
The rains have led to wide-scale flooding in a broad arc stretching across the Himalayan foothills in the three countries, causing landslides, damaging roads and electric towers and washing away tens of thousands of homes and vast swathes of farmland.
On the European Union, he stressed the need for a strong economic and monetary union for a core group of countries, adding that "Brexit should not take up all our energy". "I want to confirm France's commitment to the Vienna nuclear deal with Iran", he told French ambassadors in a major foreign policy speech. Nemo, a labrador-griffon cross, was adopted from a rescue centre by Macron and is reportedly named after a character in one of the French President's favourite books, Twenty Thousand ...
Udasi said since there is still water-logging at Kurla, it may take some more time for the Harbour line trains to get back on track. In 2005, several parts of the city were waterlogged due to incessant rains . The MeT department, on the other hand, has issued warning that heavy rains are likely to lash the coastal regions of Maharashtra and Gujarat in next 24 to 48 hours .
Many Texans grabbed not only their valuables but also the dogs, cats, birds and other pets as they fled the flooding caused by Tropical Storm Harvey. The Animal Humane Society of Minnesota is sending a rescue team to Texas to help animals impacted by the flooding from Hurricane Harvey.
Even if the plants didn't sustain much damage, they count on the Houston Ship Channel, a vital waterway for the US energy industry, to move imported crude oil into the state and refined fuels out. Exxon Mobil, Motiva Enterprises and Total all are shutting down their refinery complexes in the Beaumont and Port Arthur region . Valero, which had closed its two refineries in the Corpus Christi area, said it was looking to reopen the facilities but that damaged pipeline, port and transportation ...
She wrote: "With almost four years now until the next Scottish Parliament elections, I am convinced that the party needs a new leader with fresh energy, drive and a new mandate to take the party into that contest". Responding to news of her departure, Mr Corbyn said: I'd like to thank Kezia Dugdale for her work as Scottish Labour leader and the important role she has played in rebuilding the party in Scotland.
Opposition leader Raila Odinga argued the presidential poll was rigged and took his case to the court, challenging the election commission's declaration of President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election with 54% of the vote. The judge said an ICT officer appointed by the Supreme Court and Judiciary's ICT officer shall supervise, access the technology used and prepare a report together with two agents each from the parties in court.
Steve Bannon, Reince Priebus , Sean Spicer, Sebastion Gorka, Kellyanne Conway, Rex Tillerson, and Jeff Sessions have faced criticism while allies like Gary Cohn, H. "I haven't had anything to do with them since they moved", one NY friend told the magazine, "and it is because the day that man gave an inaugural speech, what am I going to say?" Ellison writes: "Most such people take a seat a little off to the side, at least until they get their bearings".
Fawcett, reporting from Ramallah, said that the Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah expressed frustration that the USA peace team was taking too long to answer questions on where it stands regarding Israeli settlements and the two-state solution.
The Secretary General of Hezbollah made the remarks during a speech today in which he taunted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the terrorist group's defeat in Syria and Iraq at the hands of what he called pro-Iranian forces. He said the army could have freed those soldiers from the first day had there been political will. Video of that engagement showed the Syrian army and fighters from Hezbollah - a Shia Islamist militant group and political party - pounding Islamic State ...
The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 smartphone was already listed on the online retailer Gearbest with 4GB/6GB and 8GB RAM configurations . The poster doesn't really show the Mi Mix 2 itself, but it does include an outline of the device touting that it won't have any bezels.
Yingluck faced up to 10 years in prison and a lifetime ban from politics had she been convicted by Thailand's Supreme Court last Friday. But instead she was a no-show, with junta and party sources saying she had fled overseas. However, they were withdrawn after being accused by people in society that it was an intimidation against her", the army chief said. It is true that some party supporters may have been disappointed by Ms Yingluck's escape, but this will hardly make them turn to other ...
Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has left for London today (Wednesday) to see his ailing wife Kulsoom Nawaz, who has been diagnosed with cancer. The ex-premier will celebrate Eid in London and will return home after the festivity. Sharif's daughter Maryam Nawaz has been campaigning for Kulsoom for the National Assembly-120 by-elections, due to which she had to cancel her planned visit to London.
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New Orleans is under a flash-flood watch and could see localized flooding, with 4 to 8 inches of rain predicted through Thursday, CNN meteorologist Taylor Ward said. Sewerage and Water Board director Cedric Grant blamed climate change for the floods, but it turned out the city's antiquated pumping system was to blame.