Harvey began to move onshore on the central coast of Texas on August 25. The hurricane was downgraded to a tropical storm by the NHC later on the same day. Harvey is the largest storm to hit the United States since the disastrous Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
The impact of Hurricane Harvey and severe flooding on energy prices in the US has been counted.
With Texas residents still reeling from Hurricane Harvey and another, even stronger hurricane, approaching Florida, reports that the Federal Emergency Management Agency is about see double zeros in their bank account is putting officials on alert.
The US will introduce the single bill on debt ceiling, funding the government until December 15 and aid for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.
As Houstonians try to readjust their lives post-Hurricane Harvey, flood victims are facing even more financial burdens.
Despite media speculations claiming that flood waters in the US state of Texas could be contaminated by chemicals, Governor Greg Abbott said that there is no danger of this happening.
Though the rain has since stopped pouring down on Houston, Texas, the problems are just starting to rack up. Within the list, officials will have to tackle the city's handling of homelessness and mental health resources.
The Arkema Americas chemical plant in Crosby, Texas, went up in flames again on Friday evening following smaller explosions Thursday morning.
Wanting to help out Texas, Christine St-Pierre, Canada's minister of international relations, offered to give the flooded state supplies, but it turns out Texas officials think the state only needs spiritual succor.
In addition to devastating parts of Texas, hurricane Harvey is likely to lead to a hug spike in domestic fuel prices that could even reach far beyond the US, with the aftershocks felt as far as Scandinavia. While European gasoline producers are rubbing their hands, car owners are likely to be hit the hardest.
The US regions already devastated by Hurricane Harvey may face a mosquito invasion and an outbreak of the diseases commonly spread by the blood-sucking insects, an expert told the AP.
Hurricane Harvey's death toll in the US has increased, local media reported on Friday, citing anonymous sources.
More than 300,000 individual requests for assistance have been made to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) by those affected by Hurricane Harvey, according to US Vice President Mike Pence.
Oil refineries across the Midwest region of the United States are likely to enjoy maximum demand and increased profit margins because of the damage inflicted by Hurricane Harvey on Texas, analysts told Sputnik.
On Wednesday, the US Department of Defense marshalled a Boeing P-8 Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft and one Boeing E-3 Sentry airborne warning plane to roam Texan airspace and support humanitarian missions as the chaos following Hurricane Harvey continues to unfold, DoDBuzz’s Oriana Pawlyk reports.
US President Donald Trump said he would contribute $1 million from his personal coffers to help with disaster relief efforts in Texas and Louisiana following Hurricane Harvey, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters Thursday.
Residents in Beaumont, Texas, were handed yet another short straw on Wednesday after the city lost both its main and secondary water pumps due to high flood waters that were brought on by Hurricane Harvey.
US chemical plant Arkema in Crosby, Texas, that has been hit with two explosions on Thursday amid floods, may experience another explosion, President of the company's Acrylic Division Richard Rennard said on Thursday.
The recent floodings in Houston, Texas, as well as Bangladesh and Nepal, have led to thousands of deaths. However, these disasters have also revealed how the heaviest cost is paid by the most vulnerable communities.
The flood-hit Arkema chemical plant in Crosby, Texas, has been hit by two explosions, and black smoke is visible. Some people are said to have been hospitalized.
The US' Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) issued a warning on those who try to capitalize on Hurricane Harvey by posing as Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents.
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