Twitter plea helps save Houston seniors stuck in Hurricane Harvey floodwaters

Harvey sends floodwaters into Texas nursing home, 15 seniors rescued

Almost 25 residents were evacuated from the La Vita Bella Nursing Home on Sunday after 25 inches of rain fell in the Dickinson, Texas area this weekend.

In the photo, several residents are seen sitting in the water, surrounded by flood water.

McIntosh received the picture of the nursing home from his mother-in-law, Trudy Lampson - who owns La Vita Bella, The New York Daily News reported.

The seniors were rescued by helicopter from their water-logged residence.

"We were air-lifting grandmothers and grandfathers", Dickinson's emergency management coordinator, David Popoff, told the newspaper. Kimberly McIntosh, Timothy's wife, told The Daily News that her mother sent the photo Sunday morning.

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Kim McIntosh lives in Florida, however disclosed to CNN that her mom, who possesses the nursing home only southeast of Houston, took the photograph.

"She said it was a disaster and they were hoping the national guard would come", Kimberly McInstosh said.

Six people are confirmed dead in Texas so far after Hurricane Harvey slammed ashore along the Gulf Coast Friday night.

Average rainfall totals will end up around 40 inches (1,016 millimetres) for Houston, weather service meteorologist Patrick Burke said.

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