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Texas flash floods trap many in homes

Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 00:28

Oct. 31 - Emergency teams wade through waist high water and use boats to rescue residents trapped in their homes after flash floods near Austin, Texas. Deborah Gembara reports.

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A flash flood near Austin Texas had emergency teams using boats to rescue those trapped in their homes. Locals grabbed their belongings and loved ones as their homes filled up with water. Reporter Question: "Have You Seen It Flood Like This Before?" SOUNDBITE: CAROLYN DUEL, FLOOD VICTIM SAYING "It's never gotten into the house. It's come up to the door before." The floods are being blamed on several days of heavy downpours. Hundreds are without power and in some areas, the waters were so high that only the tops of cars were visible.

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Texas flash floods trap many in homes

Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 00:28