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TOPSHOT - An Indian boy pulls his bicycle through a flooded street during heavy rain showers in Mumbai on August 29, 2017.Heavy rain brought India's financial capital Mumbai to a virtual standstill on August 29, flooding streets, causing transport chaos and prompting warnings to stay indoors. Dozens of flights and local train services were cancelled as rains lashed the coastal city of nearly 20 million people. / AFP PHOTO / PUNIT PARANJPE (Photo credit should read PUNIT PARANJPE/AFP/Getty Images)

Deadly Flooding Is A Problem Around The Globe Right Now

The most powerful storm to hit the United States in more than a decade has led to at least 20 deaths, left parts of Texas and Louisiana submerged by floodwater and caused billions of dollars in damage...
An oil refinery and storage facility is pictured along Buffalo Bayou, also known as the Houston ship channel, south of downtown Houston January 30, 2012. Union and oil company negotiators resumed talks on Monday after union leaders told workers to prepare for a strike within 48 hours that could shut down 6 percent of U.S. refinery capacity and cause gasoline prices to rise at a time when the country is struggling to sustain a fragile economic recovery. REUTERS/Richard Carson (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS ENERGY EMPLOYMENT)

Chemical Plant Near Houston Warns It's About To Explode

Flooding swamped backup generators, and volatile chemicals are getting warm enough to ignite. "There's no way to prevent it," the CEO said.
HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 27: Naomi Coto carries Simba on her shoulders as they evacuate their home after the area was inundated with flooding from Hurricane Harvey on August 27, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Harvey, which made landfall north of Corpus Christi late Friday evening, is expected to dump upwards to 40 inches of rain in Texas over the next couple of days. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

10 Extraordinary Animal Rescues In The Aftermath Of Hurricane Harvey

All creatures great and small are being saved from the devastating fallout of Hurricane Harvey. As well as helping more than 13,000 people to safety, rescuers across Texas have also plucked a plethora...
There are&nbsp;<a href="https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DIJsxjXUAAABS-d.jpg" target="_blank">tornado watches</a>&nbsp;in effect in parts of the state and the National Weather Service&nbsp;<a href="http://mailchi.mp/houstonoem/alerthouston-hurricane-harveys-effects-beginning-to-impact-houston" target="_blank">issued flash flood warnings</a>&nbsp;for Houston Saturday morning.

Harvey Downgraded, But 'Catastrophic And Life-Threatening Flooding' Risk Remains

Hurricane Harvey was downgraded to a tropical storm, but forecasters warn of "catastrophic flooding" as it sweeps through Texas on Saturday. Mandatory evacuations were ordered for parts of the Ho...
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - AUGUST 25: Waves pound the shore from approaching Hurricane Harvey on August 25, 2017 in Corpus Christi, Texas. Hurricane Harvey has intensified into a hurricane and is aiming for the Texas coast with the potential for up to 3 feet of rain and 125 mph winds. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Hurricane Harvey Makes Landfall As Powerful Category 4 Storm

Hurricane Harvey made landfall late Friday as a stronger-than-expected Category 4 storm. At the request of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, President Donald Trump signed a presidential disaster declaratio...
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - AUGUST 25: Waves pound the shore from approaching Hurricane Harvey on August 25, 2017 in Corpus Christi, Texas. Hurricane Harvey has intensified into a hurricane and is aiming for the Texas coast with the potential for up to 3 feet of rain and 125 mph winds. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Hurricane Harvey Now A Stronger Than Expected Category 4 Storm

The National Hurricane Center has upgraded Hurricane Harvey to a stronger-than-expected Category 4 storm. Residents on the Texas coast who have not yet evacuated should find a safe place and shelter...
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - AUGUST 25: Waves pound the shore from approaching Hurricane Harvey on August 25, 2017 in Corpus Christi, Texas. Hurricane Harvey has intensified into a hurricane and is aiming for the Texas coast with the potential for up to 3 feet of rain and 125 mph winds. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Hurricane Harvey Upgraded To Category 3 Storm As It Nears Landfall In Texas

The National Hurricane Center has upgraded Hurricane Harvey to a Category 3 storm. Residents on the Texas coast who have not yet evacuated should find a safe place and shelter there. Texas Gov. Greg...
Hurricane Harvey is seen in the Texas Gulf Coast, U.S., in this NOAA GOES satellite image on August 24, 2017. NOAA/Handout via Reuters THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS.

U.S. Braces For 'Life-Threatening' Hurricane Harvey To Hit

A large swath of Texas began bracing for intense rainfall and flooding as Hurricane Harvey neared its coast Thursday. Harvey could be the first hurricane ranked as Category 3 or stronger (sustained wi...