The trip is the president’s second to the region this week. After his visit on Tuesday, he was criticized for not meeting with any survivors of the hurricane.
We asked people to show and tell us how Harvey affected them, using photos and voice mail messages. Here are some of their stories.
Homes and shelters were flooded and the largest oil refinery in the U.S. was shut down after heavy rains flooded Port Arthur, east of Houston, overnight Tuesday.
The New York Times is collecting messages from people who have been affected by the storm and its aftermath.
The National Hurricane Center is predicting several more days of torrential rain in Texas and Louisiana as Harvey stalls, bringing catastrophic flooding.
By KATY RECKDAHL August 11, 2017 NEW ORLEANS — With rain threatening, work crews scrambled on Friday to repair New Orleans’s pumping and drainage network in the hopes of preventing a repeat of last weekend, when flooding inundated many...