Dramatic photo shows Harvey floodwaters overtaking a freeway in Texas

Harvey flooding interstate 10 texasImage via TwitterHarvey floodwaters rising on Interstate 10 in Texas.

The record-breaking rainfall from Tropical Storm Harvey has caused unprecedented flooding in Texas since it first made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane on Friday night.

Despite its downgrade to a tropical storm, Harvey has drenched some regions of Texas with more than 50 inches of water. One dramatic photo posted online shows waves rising along a portion of Interstate 10 in Texas.

The image, which has been shared widely on social media, shows waves flowing alongside the interstate. An overhead freeway sign can be seen in the distance just a few feet above the floodwater. Storyful editor David Clinch shared video of the scene, which shows a boat speeding past partially submerged buildings.

Two to four feet of rain have fallen on southeastern Texas as of Tuesday evening, rendering cities like Houston unrecognizable in the deluge.

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