Brazos River overflows causing extensive flooding

Heavy rains have caused the Brazos River to overflow through the municipality of Richmond and in Fort Bend County, southwest of Houston. At least 6 people have died, and many more have been evacuated from their homes. More rain is forecast for the Houston region through this coming Sunday.

Advice For Travellers

Travellers in the area should monitor local weather reports and emergency notices, where available. Travel may be disrupted in the flooded areas.