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Hurricane Beryl live updates: storm makes landfall in Texas, killing one and leaving 2m without power

Hurricane Beryl live updates: storm makes landfall in Texas, killing one and leaving 2m without power



Man dies in Harris County; tornado watch in area covering 7m people as parts of eastern Texas are on flood watch Hurricane Beryl makes landfall along Texas coast near HoustonThe Texas governor, Greg Abbott, is receiving criticism from some online for posting about a business meeting in South Korea as Texas deals with extreme weather from Hurricane Beryl, the Houston Chronicle reported.From the Chronicle:While those on the Texas Gulf Coast awoke to the effects of Hurricane Beryl on Monday morning, Texas Governor Greg Abbott posted about a business meeting he had on his trip through Asia.

“Spent a very productive afternoon in Seoul,” he posted. “Met with @kita_net and business leaders from across South Korea to discuss economic opportunities in Texas to grow and succeed.“I also met with executives from SK Signet to thank them for their investments in Texas.”

The timing of the post on X, formerly known as Twitter, drew backlash from those in the storm. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2024/jul/08/hurricane-beryl-texas-latest-updates

Author : Gloria Oladipo

Publish date : 2024-07-08 16:30:02

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