Water was expected to reach the Capitol building on Thursday evening as officials warned of possible floodwaters.
Flooding has hit some of the U.N. headquarters and some of Washington, D.C.’s most important buildings in recent days, but officials said the Capitol is still in good shape.
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headquarters in downtown Washington have evacuated staff, the mayor said.
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The building was damaged by Tropical Storm Matthew in February, causing major damage and forcing many buildings to close for days.
In a statement Thursday, the U!’s president, Rex Tillerson, said the storm damaged the U .
Embassy in Istanbul, Turkey.
The U.K.’s foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, said Thursday that the U.’s government was working with the Turkish authorities to help residents affected by the storm and warned of a possible humanitarian crisis.
The U.k. has been in a state of emergency since the storm struck.
Johnson said the U’s embassy had been evacuated and that the United Kingdom was working to get aid to residents.
The Washington Post’s Jenna Johnson contributed to this report.