Brian K. Sullivan and Catherine Ngai

Government, Business, Safety

Imelda Rainfall Totals Almost 4 Feet in Houston

Imelda floods Texas USPS delivery truck navigates low water in Houston. (David J. Phillip/Bloomberg News)

Imelda’s rains largely have left Houston, but the city and the surrounding region are reeling from the fallout. Much of the area remains flooded, with homes and businesses damaged, hundreds of abandoned cars left on highways, water systems compromised and at least two people dead.

September 20, 2019