Saturday, 2 September 2017

Hurricane Harvey: Queen sends message to President Trump saying she is "deeply saddened" by disaster



The Queen has said she is "deeply saddened" by the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey in Texas.


The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh sent their condolences to the families of the 39 people known to have died in a message to US President Donald Trump.


Tens of thousands of people have been made homeless in widespread floods after the heaviest tropical rainfall ever recorded in the continental US.


The Queen said her "thoughts and prayers were with those affected".


The monarch said: "I was deeply saddened to learn of the loss of life and the devastation following the recent terrible floods caused by Hurricane Harvey.
"Prince Philip and I send our sincere condolences to the victims of this disaster, to those who have lost loved ones and to those who have seen their homes and property destroyed."





BBC    News.