Recent Examples of floodwater from the Web
Governor Ricardo Rosselló said after Hurricane Maria pummeled the U.S. territory with floodwaters and 155 mph winds.
Local residents have reported cases of eye infections and say they are concerned about other health risks from exposure to dirty floodwaters and debris.
Cruz fired back with a tweet of her own, featuring photos of herself on the ground—and in chest-deep floodwaters—speaking with search and rescue teams and comforting storm survivors.
But on Wednesday, some of the hotels were draining themselves of floodwater and piling mattresses outside.
Texas residents work to rescue pets and animals from the floodwaters left by Hurricane Harvey.
At the time it was being estimated that up to 500,000 vehicles were totaled by floodwater or damage from the hurricane.
After the catastrophic devastation of hurricane Harvey, the people of Texas are now facing a slew of problems from contaminated floodwaters to toxic mold to giant alligators sneaking into homes to floating rafts of fire ants.
Houston is spiritually resilient: As the floodwaters rose, a Catholic priest made his way via boat from rooftop to rooftop, bringing Communion to those awaiting a more temporal deliverance.
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