Guests waded through ankle-deep floodwater inside a southeast Texas hotel as Imelda bore down on Wednesday evening.
Guadalupe Torres shot video of the rising water at the MCM Hotel Elegante in Beaumont, Texas. At one point in the video, Torres steps outside and shows a car submerged almost up to its roof in floodwater. Other drivers can be seen trying to maneuver their vehicles out of harm’s way.
Torres, who was staying on the fifth floor, said hotel guests staying on lower floors were relocated to rooms higher in the building.
“I can’t leave. None of us here at the hotel can leave,” he explained. “We are stuck here.” https://abc13.com/weather/floodwaters-swamp-se-texas-hotel-as-imelda-bears-down-video/5553210/