Bush to go to Texas to oversee hurricane response

Other News Materials 1 September 2008 03:21 (UTC +04:00)

President George W. Bush said on Sunday he will travel to Texas on Monday to visit an operations center that is coordinating Hurricane Gustav's emergency response and warned that the storm was "dangerous", Reuters reported.

Bush said there was a "serious risk of significant flooding" from Hurricane Gustav and advised residents to listen to local and officials instructions. He said he hoped to visit Louisiana "as soon as conditions permit."

Bush spoke with reporters after a briefing on the storm at Federal Emergency Management headquarters.