Tuesday, June 5. 2001, 12:00:00 AM UTC
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Tuesday, June 5, 2001
Tropical Storm Allison
produces 36 inches (900 mm) of
, killing 22, damaging the
Texas Medical Center
, and causing more than 5 billion
of damage overall.
The Harehills riots takes place in Harehills, Leeds, UK, after a questionable arrest of an Asian man for possession of an illegal car tax disc. Lasted until June 6th.
Houston, Texas, is devastated by flooding when Tropical Storm Allison dumps 36 inches (914 mm) of rain on the city. Damage exceeds five billion American dollars over a 4-day period until June 9th.