"Trump and first lady Melania Trump are visiting parts of Texas affected by the storm, which began as a Category 4 hurricane". Meanwhile, the storm could creep eastward as far as MS by Thursday, meaning New Orleans is in Harvey's path.
"We were at Crosspoint Church in Bellaire, and we had metro bus come and pick just about everybody up", she says.
Already, some 50 inches (127 centimeters) of rain have fallen over Houston, sparking massive floods across the city of 2.3 million people, and its wider metropolitan area of six million. The heavy rain has also started in Louisiana and will likely continue through the storm.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf issued a statement to the media saying that people can help Houstonians by donating to the Red Cross, Team Rubicon, the Houston Food Bank, the Coalition for the Homeless of Houston/Harris County, the SPCA of Texas, Airbnb, Go Fund Me or Portlight.
Harvey is expected to produce additional rainfall amounts of 7 to 13 inches through Friday over parts of the upper Texas coast into southwestern Louisiana.
Witnesses said first responders were in the area, but were unable to rescue the passengers.
Houston reservoirs full from storm Harvey's heavy rains are starting to overflow, forcing authorities to release more water into the city's swollen drainage system to alleviate pressure on two dams.
While big corporations will probably survive the hit, many individual homeowners in Houston could be forced into debt or bankruptcy because they don't have flood insurance.
That would make it one of the costliest storms in history for United States insurers, but could ultimately help insurers and re-insurers to raise rates, some analysts said, after a period of low premiums.
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said that there are already 5,500 people in shelters and that number is expected to rise.
Houston and Dallas have set up shelters in convention centers and Austin was preparing to house as many as 7,000 evacuees.
Hundreds of Indian students, who were stranded in their homes and ran out of food, are being helped by the Indian Consulate in Houston.
A wide swath of Houston and its surrounding suburbs were under water and forecasters warned the rain would continue through Thursday, stressing the dams and drainage systems that protect the low-lying USA energy hub.
If the state decides to send the team, they would take two boat systems and a logistics trailer with them to Texas, Papagni said. More than 300,000 people are now without power, according to Electric Reliability Council of Texas company's Twitter account .
As of Friday morning, three people have been arrested in connection with the attacks, local Catalan police confirmed on Twitter . In a following counter-terrorist operation, four attack suspects were killed and one died from wounds later.
Every visual element contributes to defining the characters and moving the story forward, while still looking effortlessly cool. She fixes herself a vodka rocks and gazes at a photograph of her and the man we've just seen die, a snapshot she then burns.
For all of that conciliatory talk, the evidence of mounting friction between the president and the Republican Party is growing. Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell expressed concern on Friday about the possibility of the debt ceiling not being raised.
Only six players took part in more goals and only Everton's outgoing Romelu Lukaku contributed to more of his teams goals (50%). We have different options. "He is one of those productive players which he has shown at Swansea and also in the past".
In few weeks, the moon will pass between the sun and earth, creating a lovely image, known as a total solar eclipse. Cleverly. "You end up with a scar at the back of your retina, which is permanent - there's no treatment for it".
They were all out for 28.2 overs against Pakistan in Kandy in 1994 and in 34.2 overs against Australia in Pallekele a year ago . Now Sri-Lanka is set to take the reins to chase down a challenging score target as the second innings of the match begins.
And he had a chilling message for the former UFC heavyweight champion, who announced his retirement from MMA back in March. In the main event, Daniel Cormier defends his title against Jon Jones . "People try to make a big thing out of nothing".
How's that going to play out in the locker room? This means that they can re-sign him while being in the luxury tax. Professional sports analyst Chris Broussard described the Celtics' perception of Thomas to be egotistical.
The Cavs have the next-best odds to win a championship at 9/2, followed by the Celtics at 15/2 and the Rockets at 9/1. If you haven't heard, the Cleveland Cavaliers traded Irving , their superstar point guard to the Boston Celtics .
Apple reportedly hosting iPhone event on September 12th
According to the next iPhone 8 , iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus will all have wireless charging built-in, just like Apple Watch . All eyes will be glued to the event on September 12, which will be live streamed online and watched by millions of people.
Sri Lanka wins toss and bats in 3rd ODI vs
That may be not the same for Sri Lanka after losing two ODI matches and the island nation may have been forced to make changes. He eventually got to his half-century, his third successive 50 against India after 52 in Ranchi and 59 in Kolkata in 2014.
Zinke Won't Eliminate Monuments, But Wants to Shrink Some
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke wants to retain a newly created national monument in northern ME but he may recommend some changes. Cook wants to lop off a finger of the 346,177-acre monument located mostly in the Angeles National Forest in Los Angeles County.
India crushes Sri Lanka by 9 wickets in 1st ODI
For Sri Lanka , meanwhile, this series is more than just a matter of saving face after its heavy losses in the Test series. Rohit dug his bat on the ground, dropped it and couldn't land his foot in the crease before the ball hit the stump.
Take precautions watching solar eclipse
An event of this scale won't happen again until 2316 so it's understandable to want to whip out your iPhone and start shooting. Justin Sanders, associate professor and department chair of the physics department at the University of South Alabama.
What to expect with Monday's Solar Eclipse
But with the entire nation able to watch it on the same day, supplies of eclipse glasses have been selling out incredibly rapidly. The viewing party will then begin at 2 p.m., as Staunton will reach its peak eclipse totality (at around 85%) by 2:40 p.m.
Experts say Kim Jong-Un doesn't want nuclear war
MASARU CHIBA, a Japanese salesman, said he hopes dialogue between the parties involved can head off a conflict. Moon says he believes dialogue with North Korea can happen when North Korea stops missile and nuclear tests.
Trump Makes Luther Strange Endorsement Official
So it's been said that all three of the top three GOP contenders each have their own baggage that they're bringing to this race. Public polling has suggested that the frustration will leave unusual well short of the 50 percent he needs to avoid a runoff.
PGA Championship moving to May, shifting golf's majors in 2019
If successful, Spieth will surpass fellow-American Tiger Woods and became the youngest career grand slam victor in golf history. It was the lowest final round in four decades at Firestone Country Club and led to a five-shot victory over Zach Johnson.
Spieth surges towards Open title as McIlroy struggles
That led one sympathetic journalist to suggest to him he must be proud that he fought back and showed true character. In majors, 31 players have shot 63, including 10 in the Open , but 62 had become untouchable.
The Open - Day 3 Wrap Up
Open champion Curtis Strange to tweet: " Jordan Spieth chips in more than anybody I have ever seen other than Watson and Seve". The final group will follow Brooks Koepka and surprise Canadian contender Austin Connelly out on Sunday.