Photo: Bigger Cities Causing Stronger Summer Storms, Experts Say



Karencia Jones, 11, left, Victoria Reyes, 7, center, and her sister, Maria Reyes, ride a mattress through floodwaters in Houston, Texas, on June 19, 2006, after sustained heavy rains struck the city.

In 20 years Houston could regularly see summer storms that produce twice as much rain as they do now, which could result in more frequent flooding, scientists warn.

AP Photo/David J. Phillip


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