Beta crawls inland, dumping heavy rains and flooding streets on Texas coast

Thomson Reuters Foundation | Sep 22, 2020 at 8:17 PM
  • Beta was forecast to move over southeastern Texas through Wednesday, then over Louisiana and Mississippi from Wednesday night through Friday.
  • Forecasters warned about “significant” flash and urban flooding hitting portions of the Texas coast, where Beta was expected to dump another 5 to 10 inches (12.5 to 25 cm) of rain.
  • In 2017, Hurricane Harvey dumped several feet of rain over a period of days on the Houston area, causing major damage.