Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit’s Statement on Disaster in Texas
Prime Minister of Dominica, Roosevelt Skerrit has expressed solidarity with the People of Texas in the Wake of Tropical Storm Harvey.
Harvey’s havoc continued to pour down, three days after the storm rammed Texas as a Category 4 hurricane, unleashing a torrent of rain, turning streets into rivers, and leaving thousands of residents stranded in flooded homes.
Four people have died as a result of the catastrophic storm, and thousands of Texans are believed to have sat in darkness overnight Monday amid rising floodwaters
Houston police make 3,400 rescues as Harvey gears up for another landfall.
– Prime Minister Skerrit’s Statement-
currently, a major dam outside Houston has begun spilling over as Storm Harvey pushes the reservoir past capacity, according to BBC Reports from Texas officials.
Engineers have tried to prevent nearby communities from being inundated by releasing some of the water held by the Addicks dam.
But flood control official Jeff Lindner says water levels are now over the height of the reservoir edge.
Harvey has brought huge floods to Texas and is starting to affect Louisiana.