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Table 6 Main sub-events detected in tweets about Harvey

From: Using social media for sub-event detection during disasters

City Types of sub-events
Houston Flooded houses, airports runways and highways, damaged toxic waste sites and electrical station, destroyed cars
Rockport Damaged boat storage, collapsed houses, power line down
Beaumont Flooded houses, damaged oil refineries
Port Aransas Collapsed houses, damaged ferries and vehicles, power line down
Austin Power outage
Crawford Downed trees, collapsed houses
Dickinson Flooded houses and roads, destroyed churches
Missouri City Roofless houses, big trees down
Aransas Pass Water service down
Galveston Damaged gas station