Aug 28, 2017

Tropical storm Harvey: officials confirm eight fatalities – live updates

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Rescue workers and civilians waited for emergency crews on Sunday in the Meyerland area of Houston. Photo: Alyssa Schukar, The New York Times
Rescue workers and civilians waited for emergency crews on Sunday in the Meyerland area of Houston. Photo: Alyssa Schukar, The New York Times

Harvey death toll reaches eight, officials confirm

KHOU is reporting that six residents died in a flooded van Monday bringing the storm’s death toll to at least eight. According to KHOU the victims were four minor siblings and their elderly great grandparents. 

Two other storm-related fatalities in Rockport and La Marque, Texas had already been reported over the weekend.