Media: liquidation of consequences of hurricane «Harvey» will cost Texas $40 billion

© AFP 2017 / Mark RalstonВо hurricane Harvey in Corpus Christi, Texas, in the Gulf of Mexico. 25 August 2017Media: liquidation of consequences of hurricane «Harvey» will cost Texas $40 billion© AFP 2017 / Mark Ralston

Liquidation of consequences befell TX powerful hurricane «Harvey» could cost the state $ 40 billion, the magazine writes Daily Mail.

«Eight million inhabitants (of Texas) was alerted to the fact that the worst is yet to come» — the newspaper writes.

The publication notes that «overwhelmed with shock hundreds of thousands of Texans on the Gulf coast began to pick up the pieces of destroyed houses», and «the elimination of the consequences to the state could cost $ 40 billion».

Earlier media reported one dead and 14 injured as a result of hurricane «Harvey».

National center USA for the prevention of hurricanes (NHC) reported that hurricane «Harvey» weakened to the level of a tropical storm. At the same time, weather forecasters warned of the threat of «extremely serious floods», which can lead to life-threatening consequences.

«Harvey» became the most powerful hurricane in the U.S. over the past 12 years, since the country in 2005 was hit by the storm Katrina, which led to the flooding of New Orleans city in Louisiana.

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