2 Dead, 3 Missing in Flood-related Incidents in Southeast Texas

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Two people have died in flood-related incidents in southeast Texas, authorities said Friday.

In Brenham, a person found dead in a mobile home is believed to have drowned, said police spokeswoman Angela Hahn.

A second person found dead in a vehicle swept away by floodwaters is thought to have died of a heart attack, Hahn said.

Another person is missing in Brenham. In Travis County, two people are missing, said Travis County Emergency Management spokeswoman Lisa Block.

Flash-flood emergencies are in effect Friday for much of southeast Texas after it received more than 16 inches of rain the day before.

Dozens of people had to be rescued after they became trapped in cars and flooded homes. People attempting to watch the flooding had to be rescued, the National Weather Service said.

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SOURCE: CNN, Ralph Ellis, Madison Park and Dave Alsup