More than 17,000 people have sought refuge in Texas shelters, according to the American Red Cross. Houston said it would set up at least two more mega-shelters.
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Authorities in Houston say emergency personnel have conducted more than 3,500 rescues since Harvey’s floodwaters began overtaking the city.
Volunteers and Houston rescuers are scouring neighborhoods north-east of the city, rescuing residents stranded by the rising water levels left in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.