>> Emergency crews in Houston, racing to pull stranded flood victims from cars and homes Sunday, as tropical storm Harvey continues to pound the region. Officials say at least two people have been killed, with the death toll expected to rise.>> When there is flooding, the importance of staying off the road.
If you drive into water, you're taking your life into your own hands.>> Reuters correspondent Ernie Scheyder is in Houston.>> Residents are bracing for days of flooding after tropical storm Harvey came through the region. It's supposed to rain here until at least Friday, and already, the city is inundated with flood waters.
There was recently a tornado warning, so there has been other types of weather come through the area. Already. emergency personnel have been inundated with requests. 911 was at capacity overnight.>> More than 1,000 people have been rescued so far. with some 700,000 Texans, statewide, joining a Facebook group calling for help.
Many reporting being holed up in there attics, some with axes to chop their way out, if necessary.>> For those of you that can't, that we cannot get to right away, I know that the situation is scary. So please try to remain calm and do not panic. We would ask that you get to high ground.
And again, do not go into the attic. Rescuers from the air cannot see you.>> Harvey came ashore late Friday as the most powerful hurricane to hit Texas in more than 50 years. Calling for help. No.