While California is facing a terrible drought, not all areas of the U.S. are so dry; storms from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes are so intense that seven states are currently at risk.
Houston, Texas has been hit hard. Huge portions of the city are underwater…
— Capital Weather Gang (@capitalweather) May 26, 2015
including the Galleria mall.
— Houston Chronicle (@HoustonChron) May 26, 2015
Amazingly enough, the Galleria was open for business despite the flooding.
Due to the impact of last night’s storms, The Galleria will open at Noon today. Contact retailers directly before traveling to the mall.
— Houston Galleria (@HoustonGalleria) May 26, 2015
However, leaving your home is not advised unless necessary. Flash floods have swept away homes and vehicles, including the car of Alyssa Renee Ramirez of Devine, TX.
— KTLA (@KTLA) May 26, 2015
Tornados, intense thunderstorms and flooding are expected to continue through to the end of the week.