Major widespread flooding has been reported in Houston today, with many businesses, schools and just about everything shut down. According to the National Weather Service, Monday’s floods has soared to new records, making it the the rainiest day in recorded history for Houston – and that was just before noon. Motorists everywhere are stranded, and more than 1,000 homes flooded just in Harris County alone. More than 21,000 square miles of Southeast Texas are now in flash flood warning and more rain is still expected to come over the next 36 hours.
Here are several pictures below from the catastrophic flooding in the Southeast Texas region.