PHOTOS: Harvey drops nearly two feet of water on Houston, causing catastrophic flooding
Five days after roaring ashore in Texas — leaving behind more than 24 trillion gallons of water, disastrous flooding across Houston and a mounting death toll that had reached at least 22 people — Harvey made landfall near Cameron, La.
Aug. 30, 2017 The sun sets on downtown Houston as flood waters still surround some neighborhoods.Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post
The hurricane, which has weakened to a tropical storm, is the first Category 4 storm to hit the United States since Charley in 2004. Harvey has destroyed homes, severed power supplies and caused severe flooding.