Hurricane Beryl made landfall early Monday morning in US Texas on the Matagorda Peninsula, approximately 85 miles southwest of Houston. The impact caused at least four deaths and left more than 2 million customers without power, officials reported.

Iran PressAmerica: Beryl hit as a Category 1 storm, with winds reaching 80 mph. As of 10 a.m. CT, the National Hurricane Center had downgraded Beryl to a tropical storm. Its path will take it inland over eastern Texas.

According to the National Weather Service, Beryl is expected to "bring very heavy rain, damaging hurricane-force winds and life-threatening storm surge to the Texas coast."

Beryl has already traveled through the Caribbean as the earliest Category 5 storm ever recorded in the Atlantic, causing at least 11 deaths and widespread destruction. It then traveled across Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula and the Gulf of Mexico. Beryl is expected to weaken as it travels overland.