Posted on August 31, 2017
10 Shocking Hurricane Harvey Photos

Hurricane Harvey hit Texas hard last weekend, delivering several feet of rain across the southeastern part of the state and driving thousands of residents from their homes.

The total death toll of 38 is expected to rise as recovery crews continue searching for victims. The storm, which hit Texas on Friday as a Category 4 hurricane with winds of up to 130 mph, has been downgraded to a tropical storm as of Monday.

The photos and video clips below show the scale of the storm:

People making their way down a flooded street in Houston, Texas:

People on Flooded Street
Joe Raedle/Getty

Here's a scene in Dickinson, Texas, as captured by ABC News:

Boats were toppled in this storage facility in Rockport, Texas:

Boats Toppled
Eric Gay/AP

Cars were submerged and highways empty and flooded:

Cars Submerged
REUTERS/Richard Carson

Water swamps Port Arthur, Texas:

Water swamps Port Arthur
AP

Flooding footage from high above Houston:

Evacuees at the Bob Bowers Civic Center in Port Arthur:

Evacuees at the Bob Bowers Civic Center

Husband and wife sleep on cots at the George R. Brown Convention Center:

Evacuees at the Bob Bowers Civic Center

Pet owners struggled to keep themselves and their animals safe:

Punishing winds push transport truck off road into ditch:

Evacuees at the Bob Bowers Civic Center
Courtney Sacco/Corpus Christi Caller-Times, via Associated Press

 

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