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Texas floods: Water 'lapping at the front doors' as evacuations get underway
Texas floods: Water 'lapping at the front doors' as evacuations get underway

With more storms forecast for Texas, where record-breaking rainfall has led to deadly and widespread flooding, officials were overseeing evacuations Thursday as swollen lakes and rivers threatened communities. The death toll from the severe weather and flooding that began last weekend in Texas and Oklahoma increased to 22 after two more bodies were recovered in central Texas and the Houston area. At least nine people are still missing in those areas. Throughout the state, residents began loading up possessions to take them to higher ground. "People have been working on it for days, moving out big time," said Jerry Davila of Houston's Rio Villa neighborhood Thursday....

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