A first death was reported in Texas, after the passage of Hurricane Harvey, which also caused the onset of "extremely serious" floods this Saturday. Hurricane Harvey is the most powerful to hit the United States since Katrina in 2005, and the authorities have warned that reconstruction would take "years."
After having accosted in this state from the south Friday around 10 pm (5 H Saturday in Paris) in Category 4-on a scale of 5-, the hurricane was demoted to be a tropical storm, with winds blowing at 110 km/h, according to the latest bulletin of the National Hurricane Centre (NHC) Saturday at 6 pm (8 pm in Paris).
It is in the small town of Rockport, that the first death was reported: A man rtss etrouvé stuck in his house, ravaged by flames during the passage of the hurricane. The mayor of the city, C. J. Wax, indicated that the victim's body had not been discovered until Saturday morning, stresses the WBIR chain. Judge C.H. "Burt" Mills of the county of Aransas, on the Texan coast, confirmed this death, and also reported at least twelve minor injuries, without further clarification.