Impact of Hurricane Harvey on Houston

Last Modified: Sun Oct 08 2017 09:49:44 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 5
    Days over which Hurricane Harvey wrecked havoc over Houston
  • 51.88 inches
    of rain that accumulated, setting a record for continental U.S.
  • 300,000
    Number of people who lost power.
  • 440,000
    Number of people who applied for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
  • 45,000
    People who sought refuge in shelters.
  • 70
    People died in the immediate aftermath.
  • $180 billion
    Money required to fund Harvey cleanup, according to Texas officials.