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Chilling Aerials Show Widespread Flooding Across Houston Area

Houston remained mostly paralyzed by rain more than four days after Harvey came ashore as a Category 4 storm and caused massive flooding.

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Interstate 69 is covered by floodwaters on Aug. 29, 2017, in Humble, Texas.

The storm became historic Tuesday when the record for rainfall from a tropical cyclone in the continental United States was smashed at 51.88 inches in both Mont Belvieu, 35 miles east of Houston, and Cedar Bayou, east of Highlands, the National Weather Service reported.

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A home is surrounded by floodwaters in Houston.

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Evacuees make their way through floodwaters.

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Only the roof and chimney of a home remain visible during flooding in Houston.

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A neighborhood is surrounded by floodwaters in Spring, Texas.

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A burned out home is surrounded by water in Spring, Texas.

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Homes are surrounded by floodwaters in Houston.

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Residents wade through floodwaters as they evacuate their homes in Houston.

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A boat travels along a flooded Interstate 10 in Houston.

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Highways around downtown Houston are empty as floodwaters overflow from the bayous around the city.

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Residents evacuate their homes near the Addicks Reservoir in Houston.

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Businesses and cars are flooded in Houston.

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Water is released from Lake Houston in Houston.

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Water from the Addicks Reservoir flows into neighborhoods in Houston.

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Homes are surrounded by floodwaters in Spring, Texas.

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Homes and a playground sit deep in water in Houston.

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Water is released from Lake Conroe in Conroe, Texas.

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Water from the Addicks Reservoir flows into neighborhoods in Houston.

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Cars and businesses are flooded.

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Businesses and cars are flooded in Houston.

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Airplanes sit at a flooded airport in Houston.

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Businesses are surrounded by floodwaters in Humble, Texas.

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Residents wade through floodwaters as they evacuate their homes in Houston.

PHOTOS: Life-Threatening Rain Hammers Houston

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