Recovery teams resumed the search Tuesday for 12 people who are missing after a rain-swollen river carried a Texas vacation home off its foundation and slammed it into a bridge downstream.
After holiday weekend storms dumped record rainfall on the Plains and Midwest, the water kept rising overnight. The Houston area received about 28 more centimetres, much of it in a six-hour period.
- Storms kill 16 in Texas, Oklahoma; Houston flooded – www.reuters.com
- Severe Weather Shuts Down Highways And Public Transportation – www.ibtimes.com
- PHOTOS: Record rainfall, flooding cause havoc in Texas, Oklahoma – photos.denverpost.com
- Official: ‘Wall of water destroyed everything in its path’ – www.usatoday.com