Listen: Tropical Depression Imelda Has Dumped More Than 40 Inches of Rain on the Texas Gulf Coast
"Tropical storm Imelda fled to thirteen southeast Texas counties declared disaster zones with over forty inches of rain reported in some areas up to a foot more could fall in in some spots in these overnight hours four thousand people have been rescued from flooded homes and roads between Houston and Beaumont the store closed interstate ten drivers stranded on the highway for more than nine hours. the life threatening flooding overwhelming first responders. back there in the Beaumont area they lost count after seven hundred calls for help I've never seen this amount of flooding as my time. Houston was also hit hard people waiting to flood waters cars. the airport shut down and home surrounded CBS news correspondent Janet Shamli on"