One year later, you still won't believe these photos, stats from Hurricane Harvey

Storm caused billions of dollars in damage

Rescue workers and volunteers help to save residents of an apartment complex after it was inundated with water following Hurricane Harvey on Aug. 30, 2017 (Scott Olson/Getty Images).
Rescue workers and volunteers help to save residents of an apartment complex after it was inundated with water following Hurricane Harvey on Aug. 30, 2017 (Scott Olson/Getty Images). (Getty Images)

One year later and Texas is still bouncing back from the historic and catastrophic Hurricane Harvey.

The massive storm made landfall Aug. 25 near the Texas Gulf Coast, and the ensuing rainfall swamped the Houston area, among other regions.

Scroll through these emotional photos, below, to re-live the powerful situation that gripped Texas and its neighboring states last August.

Steve Culver cries with his dog Otis as he talks about what he said was the “most terrifying event in his life,” when Hurricane Harvey blew in and destroyed most of his home while he and his wife took shelter there on Aug. 26, 2017 in Rockport, Texas (Joe Raedle/Getty Images).

Harvey, a Category 4 storm, brought winds that packed a punch -- they were up to 130 miles per hour at one point. Many areas saw gusts topping 100 mph, which led to the destruction of many houses and buildings.

Shardea Harrison looks on at her 3-week-old baby, Sarai Harrison, being held by Dean Mize as he and Jason Legnon used his airboat to rescue them from their home after the area was inundated with flooding on Aug. 28, 2017 (Joe Raedle/Getty Images).

Harvey lingered over Houston for four days, overflowing two reservoirs and flooding several highways, along with 25 to 30 percent of Harris County.

The tropical storm dropped 40 to 61 inches of rain in parts of Texas and southwest Louisiana.


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