Tropical storm Beta floods Houston, and days of heavy rainfall are still to come

Live Science | Sep 22, 2020 at 7:10 PM
  • Floods and heavy rain have closed schools and businesses across southeastern Texas, as tropical storm Beta moves across the region.
  • In Galveston, a city on a barrier island off the Texas coast, Beta brought high tides 3 feet (91 centimeters) higher than usual.
  • Most Atlantic hurricanes and tropical storms happen during September and October, though they often extend into November.