.Texas, USA
The devastation caused by Storm Nicholas. (Photo credit: AP)

  • Nicholas made landfall early on Tuesday
  • Nicholas caused nearly 14 inches (35 centimeters) of rain in Galveston, Texas
  • More than a half-million homes and businesses had lost power in Texas, but that number dropped to about 375,000 by midday

.Texas City, TX, USA
Tropical Storm Nicholas is forecast to hit the same area hit the same area as Hurricane Harvey in 2017. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Tropical Storm Nicholas gathered strength on Monday
  • A tropical storm warning was in effect for nearly the whole state's coastline
  • The storm system's peak sustained winds hit 60 mph