With Hurricane Harvey flooding the south of Texas, stories of the flood are emerging on social media.
In Dickinson, Texas, people were navigating through the streets – on boats.
— Evan McMurry (@evanmcmurry) August 27, 2017
In Houston, Texas, a man went fishing – inside his own house.
— Antonio Arellano (@ABC13Antonio) August 27, 2017
A picture of a dog carrying a bag of food around Sinton, Texas, went viral. Otis, a German shepherd mix, got loose Friday night from a screened-in back porch. He is back with his owners now.
The runway of Houston’s Hobby Airport was completely flooded, and the city of Houston is seeing record flooding.
— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) August 27, 2017
I-10 and Yale. The Heights. Houston, Texas. pic.twitter.com/MV7ZufPd7b
— euzkera (@euzkera) August 27, 2017
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has urged Texans to stay off the roads.
— ABC News (@ABC) August 27, 2017
It’s possible Hurricane Harvey may gather strength and strike the south of Texas again.
— Ben Noll (@BenNollWeather) August 27, 2017
When it comes time to help rebuild, please remember to research the organizations you choose to donate to. The Red Cross, for example, has been caught on many occasions hoarding donations, rather than helping those in need.