More Rain Hits Texas


(NBC News) Another round of rain hit Texas early Thursday, adding insult to injury after days of historic flooding.

Relentless downpours drenched the Houston area, flooding intersections and frustrating drivers.

Evacuations continued in other hard hit areas.

The Brazos River has overflowed its banks, hitting levels not seen in more than 100 years.

“It’s just total devastation,” says Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls. “Obviously this ground is so saturated that some of these trees are falling over on top of the homes.”

Texas’ governor has declared states of disaster in 31 counties.

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