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Image: This 16 August 2007 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration(NOAA) satellite image shows Tropical Depression Erin, located northeast of Corpus Christi, Texas. (AFP/NOAA/File)
Seven people were found dead in the southern US state of Texas after Erin swept through, US media reported on Friday.
The storm, which was downgraded to a tropical depression as it made landfall Thursday on the Texas coast, was accompanied by torrential rains that caused massive flooding and made many roads in impassable, the Houston Chronicle said.
Up to 20,000 homes lost power as a result of the storm.
Texas soaked by Erin, braces for Dean
SAN ANTONIO -- Recovery efforts were in full swing Friday as water-logged Texas shook off the rainy remnants of Tropical Storm Erin and braced for Hurricane Dean as it ripped through the Caribbean.
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