Harvey Live Updates

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The New York Times writers explains all the events happening during Harvey’s next landfall in “Harvey Live Updates: Trump Heads to a Flooded Texas”. In case you’ve been living underneath a construction site for your whole life, Harvey made hard landfalls in Corpus Christi and Houston, TX along with other cities in Texas. With hundreds of thousands of people under evacuation orders, shelters in Houston filled to bursting with people who craved some news about the safety of their loved ones and the state of their homes. Parts of the Houston area set a record for rainfall from a single storm anywhere in the continental United States, with a top reading on Tuesday afternoon, since the storm began, of 51.88 inches. Jeffrey Lindner, a meteorologist for the Harris County Flood Control District, said 25 to 30 percent of Harris County's 1,800 square miles of land was flooded. The Houston Police Department has rescued more than 3,500 people from flooding, Chief Art Acevedo said. Donald Jones, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service office in Lake Charles, La., said…show more content…
It also explains how serious this Hurricane was on Texas along with the sacrifices of 31 lives including an officer in the line of duty. Although the article has its good points, it does have its bad points where it mentions our President going to visit Texas. The President heading to Texas to see the affected areas is good however, it doesn’t display how he’s planning to help Texas recover from this storm in a couple days. Spoiler alert, the storm is supposed to be lasting for 4-5 days. This constructive critical review has evaluated the article “Harvey Live Updates: Trumps Heads to a Flooded Texas” by The New York Times. The statements in this article display the aftermath, sacrifices while it doesn’t go into full detail about how our President plans to help
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