Magazine

May 27, 2015

Flooding in Texas

Flooding in Texas

Widespread flooding caused by heavy rains in Texas and Oklahoma left 17 dead and 40 missing or unaccounted for, in addition to more than 4,000 damaged properties and 2,500 abandoned vehicles in the Houston area alone, Mayor Annise Parker said Tuesday afternoon.

Flooding in Texas
1

A kayaker rows through the flood waters above Sewell Park on the Texas State University campus near the headwaters of the San Marcos River in San Marcos Texas DON ANDERS/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
2

An intersection is flooded near the headwaters of the San Marcos River that flooded in San Marcos Texas DON ANDERS/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
3

People stand on an interstate highway as flood water covers the roads businesses and houses in San Marcos Texas DON ANDERS/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
4

San Marcos Firefighter Jay Horton rescues a woman from in flood waters in San Marcos Texas DON ANDERS/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
5

Vehicles are stranded by flood waters in south Houston DANIEL KRAMER/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
6

Volunteers clean flood damaged homes in San Marcos, Texas TAMIR KALIFA/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
7

Gilbert Hernandez cleans debris out of his flood damaged home in San Marcos, Texas TAMIR KALIFA/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
8

A mobile home and debris sit in a front yard full of standing water in San Marcos, Texas TAMIR KALIFA/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
9

Flood damaged vehicles and debris are strewn across lawns throughout the length of Bogie Drive in San Marcos, Texas TAMIR KALIFA/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
10

Flood damaged vehicles and debris are strewn across lawns in San Marcos, Texas TAMIR KALIFA/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
11

Flood damaged cars and debris are piled up against a line of trees in San Marcos, Texas TAMIR KALIFA/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
12

An uprooted tree sits in an open lot just beyond the banks of the Blanco River in San Marcos, Texas TAMIR KALIFA/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
13

Flood waters cover Memorial Drive along Buffalo Bayou in Houston HANDOUT/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
14

Flood waters cover the intersection of Braeswood Blvd and the I-610 frontage road in Houston DANIEL KRAMER/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
15

Woman walks in the flood waters in southwest Houston DANIEL KRAMER/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
16

Motorists block the offramp and share knowledge as flood waters cover areas in southwest Houston DANIEL KRAMER/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
17

Members of a family abandon their car as floodwaters cover the exit ramp in southwest Houston DANIEL KRAMER/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
18

Man wades through floodwaters in southwest Houston DANIEL KRAMER/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
19

Flood waters overflow the banks of Brays Bayou and submerge cars at the Meyergrove Apartment complex in Houston DANIEL KRAMER/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
20

Motorists survey the flood waters in southwest Houston DANIEL KRAMER/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
21

Flood waters cover a car in South Houston DANIEL KRAMER/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
22

Flood waters cover several cars on the South I-610 frontage road in Houston DANIEL KRAMER/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
23

Brays Bayou is seen overflowed in Houston DANIEL KRAMER/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
24

Rescue personnel search the floodwaters along Brays Bayou in southwest Houston DANIEL KRAMER/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
25

Rescue worker scans a flooded area in south Houston DANIEL KRAMER/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
26

Flood waters cover cars at the Meyergrove Apartment complex in Houston DANIEL KRAMER/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
27

Sarah Alvarez and her mother Janie De Los Santos take a break from cleaning their flood damaged house in San Marcos Texas TAMIR KALIFA/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
28

Larry Bowls surveys the flood damage to his friend's neighborhood in San Marcos Texas TAMIR KALIFA/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
29

Bill Taylor helps clean and remove debris from the interior of a friend's flood damaged home in San Marcos Texas TAMIR KALIFA/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
30

Volunteers gather in a shopping center parking lot before dispersing to help with flood relief efforts in San Marcos, Texas Tamir Kalifa/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
31

James Canchola makes light of his flood damaged belongings while talking with friends outside of his home in San Marcos, Texas TAMIR KALIFA/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
32

John Hansen checks his phone while he and friends work to remove damaged drywall and clean his flood damaged home in San Marcos, Texas TAMIR KALIFA/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
33

An American flag, a remnant of Memorial Day holiday waves despite being caught in a tree in San Marcos, Texas TAMIR KALIFA/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
34

Amy Gilmour helps pick up debris from the backyards of flood damaged homes along the Blanco River in Wimberley Texas TAMIR KALIFA/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
35

Gay Sullivan surveys the flood damage done to her living room in Wimberley Texas TAMIR KALIFA/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
36

Gay Sullivan looks at debris that was swept against her house by the Memorial Day weekend floods in Wimberley Texas TAMIR KALIFA/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
37

Michael Fisher strips drywall from his mother-in-law's flood damaged home in Wimberley Texas TAMIR KALIFA/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
38

Amy Gilmour describes how the Blanco River crested at a record 43 feet during the Memorial Day weekend floods in Wimberley Texas TAMIR KALIFA/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
39

Volunteers from Austin Texas take a break from cleaning and speak with Michael J. Sullivan in Wimberley Texas TAMIR KALIFA/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
40

Amy Gilmour a volunteer from San Antonio Texas walks past a pile of debris which included parts of destroyed homes that amassed when the Blanco River flooded during the Memorial Day weekend rains in Wimberley Texas TAMIR KALIFA/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
41

Jake Johnson talks with Michael J. Sullivan about 1967 Alfa Romeo Duetto in Wimberley Texas TAMIR KALIFA/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
42

A totaled Porsche rests against the foundation of a home destroyed by the Memorial Day weekend floods in Wimberley Texas TAMIR KALIFA/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
43

Wilber Gonzales uses a chainsaw to cut fallen tree trunks into small pieces along the banks of the Blanco River in Wimberley Texas TAMIR KALIFA/REUTERS

Flooding in Texas
44

Miscellaneous artifacts recovered from the flood are laid out on a stone bench in Wimberley Texas TAMIR KALIFA/REUTERS

You may also like

  • The Photos Of 2017 Week 25

  • Glastonbury 2017

  • Sculptures In Sand

  • Rebuilding The Great Wall Of...

  • Devastating forest fires hit...

  • The Photos Of 2017 Week 24

Something to say? Use Facebook!

Or say it with Disqus!

comments powered by Disqus