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Post-Hurricane Florence flooding to be less than expected, good news for South Carolina

The forecasts could change again, officials warned, and South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster joined the call for residents to not let their guard down.

published on : 26th September 2018

Hurricane Florence: Evacuations continue as North Carolina rivers rise

Residents along the Waccamaw were bracing for water expected to peak Wednesday at 22 feet (6.7 meters) near Conway.

published on : 24th September 2018

Hurricane Florence: Swelling rivers and fresh evacuation orders, North Carolina struggles 

At least 43 people have died, included an elderly man whose body was found in a submerged pickup truck in South Carolina, and hundreds were forced from their homes as rivers kept swelling higher.

published on : 22nd September 2018

Hurricane Florence-hit South Carolina may get more flooding

Florence is blamed for at least 41 deaths in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. Well over half of those killed were in vehicles.

published on : 21st September 2018

North Carolina residents consider fleeing as rivers rise post Hurricane Florence

Waheeda Reese and her 14-year-old daughter, Anissa, were inside watching news reports about drowned towns all over the state and rain that hadn't yet stopped.

published on : 18th September 2018

Pollution fears: Swollen rivers swamp ash dumps, hog farms after hurricane Florence

The N.C. Pork Council, an industry trade group, emphasized Monday that the hog waste pits flooded by Florence represented a comparatively small number when compared with the total number statewide.

published on : 18th September 2018

Hurricane Florence's drenching rains kill 23 in the Carolinas

The coastal city of Wilmington remained cut off by floodwaters from the Cape Fear River on Monday.

published on : 18th September 2018

Floodwaters rise as killer hurricane Florence stalks southeastern US

Downgraded to a tropical depression, Florence slowly crawled over South and North Carolina, dumping heavy rains on already flood-swollen river basins.

published on : 17th September 2018

Hurricane Florence: As floodwaters rise, death toll reaches 14 in North Carolina

The death toll rose to at least 14 from Florence, which crashed into the state as a hurricane on Friday, bringing record rainfall.

published on : 17th September 2018

Hurricane Florence: Killer storm weakens, but officials warn devastation far from over

Most of the fatalities from Florence, which made landfall Friday as a Category 1 hurricane, have occurred in North Carolina, where officials confirmed eight victims.

published on : 16th September 2018

Death toll rises to 11 as Hurricane Florence pours on the rain over Carolinas

South Carolina recorded its first death from the storm, with officials saying a 61-year-old woman was killed when her car hit a tree that had fallen across a highway.

published on : 16th September 2018

'The water kept rising': Residents overwhelmed by flooding

The National Weather Service said flash flooding was expected to continue through the rest of Friday in New Bern and surrounding areas. A 24-hour curfew was in effect.

published on : 15th September 2018

Mother and baby fall victim to hurricane Florence's wrath

Wilmington Police confirmed the mother and child were the first fatalities resulting from Florence's onslaught, adding that the father was taken to the hospital with injuries.

published on : 15th September 2018

Hurricane Florence makes landfall in North Carolina

More than 60 people had to be pulled from a collapsing motel at the height of the storm, and many more who defied evacuation orders were hoping to be rescued.

published on : 14th September 2018

'Catastrophic' hurricane Florence buffets US east coast, may cause floods

As Florence churned slowly towards the coasts of North and South Carolina as a Category 2 hurricane, federal and state officials issued final appeals to residents to get out of the path of hurricane.

published on : 14th September 2018
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