This article is over 7 years old

Weather

Listen To Voices Of Houstonians Affected By Flooding

The rains made it a rough week for many Houston residents, especially those in the northeast, northwest and western parts of the Greater Houston area. It all began Monday morning, as we hear in this audio postcard of reports throughout the week.

Listen

To embed this piece of audio in your site, please use this code:

<iframe src="https://embed.hpm.io/147608/147607" style="height: 115px; width: 100%;"></iframe>
X
  • Several parts of the Westador subdivision --located near the intersection of I-45 and FM 1960, north of Houston-- are completely flooded and its residents are stranded in their homes. (Photo Credit: Al Ortiz)
    Several parts of the Westador subdivision --located near the intersection of I-45 and FM 1960, north of Houston-- are completely flooded and its residents are stranded in their homes. (Photo Credit: Al Ortiz)
  • Several parts of the Westador subdivision --located near the intersection of I-45 and FM 1960, north of Houston-- are completely flooded and its residents are stranded in their homes. (Photo Credit: Al Ortiz)
    Several parts of the Westador subdivision --located near the intersection of I-45 and FM 1960, north of Houston-- are completely flooded and its residents are stranded in their homes. (Photo Credit: Al Ortiz)
  • During the Houston Flood on Thursday, April, 21, 2016. (Photo Credit: Gail Delaugher)
    During the Houston Flood on Thursday, April, 21, 2016. (Photo Credit: Gail Delaugher)
  • Flooded on Thursday, April, 21, 2016. (Photo Credit: Gail Delaughter)
    Flooded on Thursday, April, 21, 2016. (Photo Credit: Gail Delaughter)
  • The Harris County Commissioners Court has approved the buyout of several Houston homes that flooded before Harvey. (Photo Credit: Al Ortiz/Houston Public Media)
    The Harris County Commissioners Court has approved the buyout of several Houston homes that flooded before Harvey. (Photo Credit: Al Ortiz/Houston Public Media)
  • Cowboys round up longhorns from a flooded field. Several longhorns were taken away by trailer.  Photos taken on Thursday, April, 21, 2016
    Cowboys round up longhorns from a flooded field. Several longhorns were taken away by trailer. Photos taken on Thursday, April, 21, 2016
  • A snake makes it way to land from the submerged Eldridge Parkway in West Houston. Image taken on Wednesday on April 20, 2016.
    A snake makes it way to land from the submerged Eldridge Parkway in West Houston. Image taken on Wednesday on April 20, 2016.
  • The Biscayne at City View apartment complex in Greenspoint a day after Monday's flooding
    The Biscayne at City View apartment complex in Greenspoint a day after Monday's flooding
  • Flooding at condominiums near White Oak Bayou (Photo Credit: Dave Fehling)
    Flooding at condominiums near White Oak Bayou (Photo Credit: Dave Fehling)
  • Flooding in Spring, afternoon Tuesday April 19, 2016.
    Flooding in Spring, afternoon Tuesday April 19, 2016.
  • Rescue operation in Spring area, afternoon Tuesday April 19, 2016.
    Rescue operation in Spring area, afternoon Tuesday April 19, 2016.
  • Search and rescue in Cypress Creek area
    Search and rescue in Cypress Creek area
  • Search and rescue in Cypress Creek area4 (Photo Credit: Al Ortiz)
    Search and rescue in Cypress Creek area4 (Photo Credit: Al Ortiz)
  • West Loop at Beechnut in front of Meyerland Plaza
    West Loop at Beechnut in front of Meyerland Plaza
  • Cars abandoned 288 near Binz Street on Monday, April 18, 2016.  (Photo Credit: Andrew Schneider)
    Cars abandoned 288 near Binz Street on Monday, April 18, 2016. (Photo Credit: Andrew Schneider)
  • 288 near Binz Street
    288 near Binz Street
  • The Montrose Area around 7:00 a.m. on April 18th, 2016.
    The Montrose Area around 7:00 a.m. on April 18th, 2016.

The voices of Houstonians affected by this week’s heavy rains and flooding.

We also heard from Mayor Sylvester Turner, Harris County Judge Ed Emmett, Francisco Sanchez with the Harris County Office of Emergency Management, and News 88.7’s Andrew Schneider, Amy Bishop, Florian Martin, Al Ortiz and Gail Delaughter.