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Trump plans to visit Texas Tuesday to survey storm damage from Harvey
Summary with new information since yesterday, from articles in English
Harvey came ashore late on Friday as the most powerful hurricane to hit Texas in more than 50 years and has killed at least two people . (article 5)

The death toll is expected to rise as the storm lashes the state for days, triggering record floods, tidal surges and tornadoes . (article 5)

The widespread flooding caused by Harvey in Texas, including in Houston, the fourth most populous U.S. city, is the first test of how Trump, who never previously held political office, responds to a major storm on his watch . (article 5)

Former President George W. Bush was sharply criticized for his handling of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the last time a storm of Harvey's magnitude struck the United States . (article 5)

Sanders said the White House is still working to coordinate logistics for the trip with state and local officials . (article 4)

The president praised the government response to Hurricane Harvey, including emergency crews that have rescued " thousands as stormwater rises and strands residents across the state . (article 4)

The storm hit the state's Gulf Coast as a Category 4 hurricane late Friday and continues slowly to move northwest as a tropical storm, with steady rain that is flooding homes and streets . (article 4)

Other summaries about this story:
  • Summary from United States, from articles in English (5 articles)

  • Other stories about storm, Harvey and Texas:
  • Hurricane Harvey downgraded to tropical storm as devastation continues in Texas (20 articles)
  • Hurricane Harvey the latest threat to flood-prone Houston (10 articles)
  • Hurricane Harvey closes key oil, gas operations in Texas (4 articles)

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  • Story keywords
    storm, Harvey, Texas, Hurricane, Houston

    Source articles
    1. Trump’s focus on disaster intensifies as storm strikes (bostonglobe.com, 08/26/2017, 682 words)
    2. Trump monitors Harvey from Camp David, praises government response (FOX News, 08/26/2017, 271 words)
    3. Texas governor says 3,000 national and state guard members activated in storm response (bostonglobe.com, 08/27/2017, 187 words)
    4. Trump to visit Texas Tuesday, praises Harvey recovery efforts (FOX News, 08/27/2017, 315 words)
    5. Trump plans to visit Texas Tuesday to survey storm damage from Harvey (Reuters, 08/27/2017, 437 words)




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