Is Hurricane Harvey a harbinger for Houston's future?

Is Hurricane Harvey a harbinger for Houston's future?
There is a trend towards more tropical storms and hurricanes in the North Atlantic. Credit: US National Hurricane Center

Over the past week we have seen two major tropical storms devastate different parts of the world. First Typhoon Hato struck Hong Kong and Southern China killing at least a dozen people. And over the weekend Hurricane Harvey made landfall from the Gulf of Mexico, bringing extremely heavy rain to southern Texas and causing devastating floods in Houston.

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