The victims of the hurricane «Harvey» in the United States were three people

© AFP 2017 / Mark RalstonВо hurricane Harvey. Archival photoThe victims of the hurricane «Harvey» in the United States were three people© 2017 AFP / Mark Ralston

The number of victims of the hurricane «Harvey» in Aransas County the U.S. state of Texas increased to three people, reports the Los Angeles Times, citing a representative of the fire Department Rockport Roy Laird.

Earlier it was reported about the death of one person as a result of fire in the house after the hurricane «Harvey» hit the Texas town of Rockport.

According to the publication, emergency crews continue to clear the debris, remove fallen trees and overturned cars.

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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