An annotated list of trusted sources on the hurricane and its aftermath
It’s not because the water comes in. It’s because it is forced to leave again.
It’s not necessarily a sign that government has failed—in a disaster as large as Harvey, authorities turn to volunteers like the Cajun Navy by design.
In the coming century, the burgeoning metropolis is going to have to make huge investments to ensure its future.
Here’s how they’re protecting the $8.6 billion project.
Search and rescue is evolving fast in the social-media age.
How Harvey compares to Katrina, in terms of lethality
“The human contribution can be up to 30 percent or so of the total rainfall coming out of the storm.”
Within cities, poor communities of color often live in segregated neighborhoods with higher flood risks. This is especially true in Houston.
Local authorities are urging residents to seek shelter on their roofs, if necessary.
Harvey has weakened after making landfall in Texas, but its biggest danger comes from torrential rain and flooding.
The record floods predicted as the storm stalls on the Texas coast might wreck the federal flood-insurance program, and cause financial ruin for insured and uninsured homeowners alike.
Hurricane Harvey’s unusual path could hit Houston with rain and storm surges at the same time—surfacing gators, snakes, sewage, and coffins.
Harvey could seriously damage oil and gas operations in the Gulf of Mexico.
Experts have long worried that a powerful storm striking the Gulf Coast could be a costly and deadly environmental disaster.