These Before-and-After Photos Show the Extent of Houston's Flooding
Whether you're a Newstonian, a concerned onlooker from afar, or simply unfamiliar with every nook and cranny of the city, it can be difficult to judge the extent of Houston's flooding if you're unfamiliar with what the landscape typically looks like on a non-catastrophically-stormy day.
Below, a collection of photos and video that demonstrate just how devastating the Hurricane Harvey rains have been so far. And if those aren't enough, check out these side-by-side comparisons at the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.
Unbelievable Before & After of the flooding on Buffalo Bayou in #Houston from #Harvey. (Via streetreporter on Youtube) pic.twitter.com/a6FXIh0rtq— Matt Reagan (@ReaganMatt) August 27, 2017
Tracking #Harvey: Before and after photos show the catastrophic flooding in #Houston https://t.co/pMl1zIIET2 pic.twitter.com/cRh6fZnffh— Business Insider (@businessinsider) August 28, 2017
Before and after flooding in Houston. Pray for them. It's horrible. pic.twitter.com/mNy1eU85ot— James Tyler (@jamesdotnet) August 27, 2017
Before and after shows the rainfall and devastation in Houston. #Harvey pic.twitter.com/sE5sZm6gGr— Good Morning America (@GMA) August 28, 2017
Houston, before and after (so far) https://t.co/xFUCL6r7xq pic.twitter.com/UyEjrqH6y2— Justin Miller (@justinjm1) August 27, 2017
A remarkable amount of flooding in Houston. Here is a before and after of the I-160. pic.twitter.com/S9W5J3ZbFe— Ben Parsons (@Ben_Parsons__) August 27, 2017
Before and after pic from Houston... pic.twitter.com/V8i53V60xT— Josh Johnson (@JoshWeather) August 27, 2017