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Houston inundated with 40 inches of rain, major flooding

Clip: 09/20/2019 | 1m 46s

In parts of southeastern Texas, only building roofs are visible above water after remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda dumped more than 40 inches of rain on the area over three days. At least three people died in the storm, which hit just over two years after the historic inundation from Hurricane Harvey. Still, state officials said they were better prepared this time. Lisa Desjardins reports.

Aired: 09/20/19

Rating: NR

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