two dead, suspension of classes flooding and storm leaves Imelda

The authorities call motorists not to risk their lives to pounce on flooded streets, as they could be dragged to death. Photo VD / Courtesy: Brandy Fleming.
By Maria Teresa Perez

Houston, Texas. Imelda is the fifth storm passing through severe flooding in Texas leaves falling over 42 inches of rain within 36 hours.

Likewise, the authorities reported two fatalities; one of them, a young man about 19 years, who he was electrocuted trying to save his horse.

While, the second victim is a man in 40 years died after being dragged when he ventured to move forward with your vehicle in a strong current.

Streets turned into rivers literally storm left more than Imelda 17 inches of water in the city of Huffman. Photo VD / Courtesy: Brandy Fleming.

In the last hours school districts announced the suspension of classes until further notice. There will be no classes in the districts of Houston, Cleveland, New Caney, Galena, Fort Bend, The door, Aldine, Humble, Klein, Huffman, Crosy, Spring, Channelview, Royal, Tarkington, Splendora.

Splendora districts and Lamar, and the Lone Star College and Houston Community College announced the suspension of school activities.

The National Hurricane Center warned that more storms are expected for Friday, mainly in the morning.

One of the most affected highways is the Inter State 45, where the water level was catastrophic leaving dozens of vehicles stranded.

The authorities call people to stay informed because the rains threaten the lives of residents.

Texas Gov., Gregg Abbout, state emergency declared, after the floods and urged people to take extra security measures to safeguard life.

Meanwhile, Lina Hidalgo, Harris County Judge, through his twitter account issued a disaster declaration for the county, what would have “maximum flexibility we need to respond and recover from this disaster”.

Lina Hidalgo, Harris County Judge, He urged people to stay away from the roads to avoid danger and let the authorities do their rescue and relief work. Photo: Twitter