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Evacuees make their way though floodwaters near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Evacuees make their way though floodwaters near the Addicks Reservoir as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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Flooding: A slow-motion disaster

Each year in the US, flooding takes more lives than hurricanes, tornadoes or lightning. CNN's Pedram Javaheri explains.

Flooding: A slow-motion disaster

Each year in the US, flooding takes more lives than hurricanes, tornadoes or lightning. CNN's Pedram Javaheri explains.