Many Louisiana colleges shut down, bracing for Harvey

  • Many Louisiana colleges shut down, bracing for Harvey

Many Louisiana colleges shut down, bracing for Harvey

"My folks have been telling me how great your representatives have been in working together", Trump said.

President Trump issued a disaster proclamation on Friday night that made federal assistance available to both Texas and Louisiana, which are declared emergencies.

"As we have done in other emergencies and which has been done for us, Boston will step up and help through the darkest hours", Walsh said in a statement Monday.

Houston city leaders said they will open two, possibly three more mega-shelters to temporarily house flood escapees who continue to show up at the George R. Brown Convention Center.

Harvey has officially broken a tropical system rainfall record in the contiguous United States, according to the National Weather Service.

"Our hearts go out to everyone in the devastating path of this historic storm", said Robert A. Iger, chairman and chief executive officer of The Walt Disney Company.

"It's time to stop using the words "unprecedented" or "one in a pick-your-large-number-year flood" to fool ourselves into believing that we're experiencing one-off disasters that can't be defended against", Ferraro writes. "We'll congratulate each other when it's all finished, but you have been terrific".

Hundreds of people gathered outside a fire station where President Donald Trump received a briefing in Corpus Christi, Texas, on August 29, 2017.

Edwards said Tropical Storm Harvey was strengthening slightly after moving back into the Gulf of Mexico, but wasn't expected to become a hurricane again before its predicted Wednesday landfall in Louisiana.

She added that discussions are continuing with her BeyGOOD team - which was established four years ago to help those in need around the world - to ensure aid can reach "as many as" possible.

Don't worry, Houston, she's going to do more than pray for you. He was the 15th storm-related fatality in the state.