Heavy rains continued to hit parts of the Gulf Coast and South on Wednesday, leaving millions under threat of flooding and two people dead in separate accidents, NBC News reported.
A 30-year-old man in Oklahoma drowned when his SUV was swept away from his home, close to the Texas-Arkansas border, according to the state highway patrol. Michael Liles was trying to maneuver over a low-crossing bridge on Tuesday.
Another man, identified as 22-year-old Francisco Ruben Garzaman, drowned Monday night in Texas when his canoe capsized near Galveston Bay, southeast of Houston.
Meteorologists say 7 to 11 inches have fallen in parts of Louisiana, with more expected in the next 24 to 36 hours.