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Preparing For Severe Weather Texas Governor Declares State of Emergency

201 25.05.2015 Инфо

The governor of Texas on Monday declared states of disaster in 24 counties, citing the severe weather and flash flooding that have killed at least two people.
The state has been pounded by tornadoes, heavy rainfall, thunderstorms and flooding that forced evacuations and rooftop rescues and left thousands of residents without electrical power.
In declaring the states of disaster in 24 counties, Texas Governor Greg Abbott said: “the State of Texas has taken brisk action in dispatching all available resources to aid those affected by this severe weather system.
The National Weather Service said widespread severe thunderstorms were forecast for Monday in north-central and northeast Texas and southern Oklahoma, likely bringing destructive winds, tornadoes and hail.