New repercussions emerged overnight: explosions were reported at a chemical plant near Houston and the city of Beaumont said it had lost its water supply.
New repercussions from the storm emerged overnight, with explosions reported at a chemical plant near Houston and the city of Beaumont said it had lost its water supply.
President Trump and the first lady, Melania Trump, traveled to Texas on Tuesday as the hurricane and high rains continued to wreak havoc on the state.
President Trump is touring storm-lashed Corpus Christi to see the damage caused by Tropical Storm Harvey.
Hurricanes are political events, benchmarks by which a president’s abilities are measured. But many of those in Mr. Trump’s orbit are worried he won’t be self-controlled enough to maximize the moment.
Hurricane Harvey made landfall near Corpus Christi, Tex., on Friday evening as a Category 4 storm. By early Saturday, it had been downgraded to Category 1. Power outages and heavy damage to buildings were reported.