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US Aftermath of Imelda still has people and livestock in southeast Texas seeking higher ground

22:45  23 september  2019
22:45  23 september  2019 Source:   chron.com

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"We have seen an issue with livestock seeking higher ground along roadways," the TxDOT tweet states. "Please use caution while traveling. For most people in southeast Texas not dealing with flood-damaged property, Imelda is a slightly distant memory, with the floodwaters largely receded.

"We have seen an issue with livestock seeking higher ground along roadways," the tweet states. "Please use caution while traveling. For most people in southeast Texas not dealing with flood-damaged property, Imelda is a slightly distant memory, with the floodwaters largely receded.

For most people in southeast Texas not dealing with flood-damaged property, Imelda is a slightly distant memory, with the floodwaters largely receded.

But in many areas, especially near Beaumont, some roadways and fields are still underwater.

Recently, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Beaumont office posted this video on Twitter of rancher herding their cattle out of flooded fields.

"We have seen an issue with livestock seeking higher ground along roadways," the tweet states. "Please use caution while traveling. Ranchers are busy trying to herd them to safer locations."

Those ranchers aren't the only ones dealing with drenched property. Above you can see scenes from the aftermath captured by our colleagues at the Beaumont Enterprise.

Danny Hermosillo is the Digital News Editor for Chron.com | Read him on our breaking news site, Chron.com, and our subscriber site, HoustonChronicle.com | Follow him on Twitter at @Dannyherm1| Email him at Danny.Hermosillo@chron.com

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