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A tropical storm is flooding Texas with up to 43 inches of rain, just 2 weeks after Hurricane Dorian. Here’s why storms are getting stronger, slower, and wetter.

Tropical Storm Imelda, now a tropical depression, swamped southeastern Texas with rainfall up to 43 inches in some areas this week, making it the seventh wettest tropical cyclone in American history. Officials say the flooding is worse than that of Hurricane Harvey, which drenched the same area two years ago. […]
A tropical storm is flooding Texas with up to 43 inches of rain, just 2 weeks after Hurricane Dorian. Here’s why storms are getting stronger, slower, and wetter.