NEW YORK, August 29. /TASS/. Artificial water reservoir, located 30.5 km West of the centre of the American city of Houston (Texas), cram, as a result there is threat of a sudden rise in the water level in the flooded from the storm “Harvey” areas of the city. On Tuesday announced the Fox News channel.

According to him, water flows over a Weir with a height of about 36 meters. “This has never happened – said the representative of the County Harris Jeff Lindner. – However, it is not particularly fast, the water rises gradually”.

Meanwhile, in the next County Brazoria spilled lakes of the Columbia. In this regard, authorities urged people to leave the coastline.

Struck Texas on Saturday night “Harvey” became the most powerful hurricane in the US for the past 12 years. Killing 14 people. According to the mayor of Houston, Sylvester Turner, in the centers of temporary accommodation of people and the shelters are about 6.2 million people .