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‘Worst is yet to come’ as Florence continues to flood Carolinas

North Carolina Sen. Thom TillisThomas (Thom) Roland TillisSunday shows preview: Trump faces fallout after Manafort flips Live coverage: Trump court pick on the hot seat in day two of hearing Patient groups say GOP bill on pre-existing conditions is insufficient MORE (R) said earlier Sunday that the storm has caused billions of dollars of destruction already as it continues to makes its... [Full Article...]

Hurricance Florence: Watch the storm close in from space

Hurricance Florence: Watch the storm close in from space The program was used in North Carolina after Hurricane Matthew in October 2016. He urged motorists not to travel east of I-95 or south of U.S. Highway 70. Winds will remain gusty. North Carolina alone is forecast to get 9.6 trillion gallons, enough to cover the Tar Heel state to a depth of about 10 inches. [Full Article...]

Forecaster: Florence storm surge not diminished

Forecaster: Florence storm surge not diminished North Carolina had 108 shelters open, and SC reported having 56 shelters open on Thursday morning, as the storm headed toward the coast. Hurricane Florence weakened from a Category 4 down to a Category 2 storm Wednesday night but the massive system is still considered extremely risky and life threatening. [Full Article...]

Super Typhoon 'Mangkhut' Hits China's Most Populous Province

Super Typhoon 'Mangkhut' Hits China's Most Populous Province There were no reported deaths in Hong Kong, a city well prepared for tropical cyclones. As the typhoon moved on to southern China and densely populated Hong Kong, it smashed windows and forced the cancellation of 889 flights. The city of Shenzhen also canceled all flights on September 16, and early morning September 17-Hainan Airlines canceled 234 flights in the cities of Haikou, Sanya, Guangzho... [Full Article...]

Here's what Florence's storm surge appears cherish

Here's what Florence's storm surge appears cherish The eye of the storm reached Wrightsville Beach, several miles east of Wilmington , around 7:15 eastern time, with estimated maximum winds of 90 mph. A hurricane led to damage of houses, knocked down trees and cut power lines. Forecasters believe the biggest danger right now is the water, not the wind. [Full Article...]

Rudy Giuliani Swipes at Mueller and the ‘Biased’ Media Over Manafort Deal

Rudy Giuliani Swipes at Mueller and the ‘Biased’ Media Over Manafort Deal Pramila Jayapal, the first Indian-American woman to be elected to the US House of Representatives, told CNN: "When you think about this, it isn't just the individual pieces that we're seeing, but what we're seeing is top advisers, people who ran the campaign, the campaign manager, the deputy campaign manager, the president's personal lawyer who have all pleaded guilty ". [Full Article...]

Climate summit ends with California promising satellite carbon monitoring

Climate summit ends with California promising satellite carbon monitoring San Franciso is the venue for the Global Climate Action Summit that saw a gathering of over 4,000 delegates from across the globe, mulling ways to step up actions to reduce carbon emissions. Eight cover 100% of their needs with renewable power, and 27 cover 30% or more of their needs with renewable power. "We have seen here over the past few days the inspiring amount of work that is already bein... [Full Article...]

More than 870,000 without power as Florence lumbers inland

More than 870,000 without power as Florence lumbers inland In South Carolina, officials urged residents to prepare for wind, rain, extended power outages, downed trees and even potential mudslides as the storm hovers over the state and dumps millions of gallons of rainwater, as Hurricane Harvey did in the Houston area a year ago. [Full Article...]

Over 895,000 without power as Florence batters Carolinas

Over 895,000 without power as Florence batters Carolinas There had been 3 confirmed deaths from the storm and several others were being investigated to determine if they were storm-related, he said. Jennifer Morales, 20, said there was 3 feet of water in her home. CORRECTING TYPO IN CITY NAME Vechicles are seen as members of the U.S. Army rescue people during the passing of Hurricane Florence in the town of New Bern, North Carolina, U.S. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence moving slowly, but ‘wreaking havoc’ across Carolinas ZlotoNews

Hurricane Florence moving slowly, but ‘wreaking havoc’ across Carolinas ZlotoNews At 11 a.m., the centre of Florence was about 20 miles (30 kilometres) southwest of Wilmington, its winds down to 80 mph (130 kmh), according to the hurricane centre. The slow-moving storm is expected to dump as much as a metre of rain and bring a storm surge of up to three metres in some areas. Preparing for the worst, about 9,700 National Guard troops and civilians were deployed with high-water... [Full Article...]

Hundreds rescued as Hurricane Florence pounds Carolinas

In its 1200 GMT advisory, the centre said Florence was packing winds of 90 miles per hour (150 kph) and moving northwest at six miles per hour (10 kilometres per hour). "I was born and raised here and been through every storm the last 30 years, but this one seems to be doing more damage than we expected". Record water levels occurred at Wrightsville Beach, said NOAA's Ocean Service , which re... [Full Article...]

Satellites Track, Illustrate Incoming Hurricane Florence

Satellites Track, Illustrate Incoming Hurricane Florence NASA astronauts working from the International Space Station termed Hurricane Florence as menacing as NASA has been tracking the hurricane since September 10 as it is constantly growing in size and speed. Since Tuesday, forecasts have shifted the storm track towards the south and southwest after it reaches the coast, which could increase the storm's severity in coastal SC through Myrtle Beac... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence: Storm force winds for North Carolina within hours

Hurricane Florence: Storm force winds for North Carolina within hours Patio furniture is seen in the pool in an effort to keep it from flying away as people prepare ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 12, 2018 in Myrtle Beach. Duke Energy, the nation's No. 2 power company, said Florence could knock out electricity to three-quarters of its 4 million customers in the Carolinas, and outages could last for weeks. [Full Article...]

Losing Speed, Tropical Storm Florence Will Continue Slowly Through The Carolinas

A mother and baby died when a tree crashed into their home, the Wilmington Police Department saidon TwitterFriday afternoon. "The flood danger from this storm is more immediate today than when it ... But this one has been an experience for me", she said. "WE ARE COMING TO GET YOU", the city tweeted around 2 a.m. Former congressman and GOP gubernatorial nominee Ron DeSantis - an ardent Trum... [Full Article...]

1 year later: Political storm over Puerto Rico

1 year later: Political storm over Puerto Rico Conducted by George Washington University, the study Trump is attempting to discredit as a Democratic plot was commissioned by the Puerto Rican government, which revised its earlier Hurricane Maria death toll to 2,975 after the study was published in August. [Full Article...]

Trump declares disaster in 8 North Carolina counties

In South Carolina , emergency managers were watching several northeastern rivers that flooded two years ago during Hurricane Matthew, destroying homes and government offices. Though weakened, Florence remains a very large, slow and risky storm as it swirls over the Carolinas. The dead included a mother and baby who were killed when a tree fell on their home in Wilmington, North Carolina. [Full Article...]

'Life-threatening' storm starts to lash US

'Life-threatening' storm starts to lash US Water kills more people in hurricanes than wind does. Destructive wind gusts topping 100 miles per hour are likely near and just north of where Florence approaches the coast. As the last-minute evacuations and preparations of those who refuse to leave wound down, an eerie calm has settled over typically bustling Carolina cities. [Full Article...]

One million asked to evacuate as Hurricane Florence closes in

One million asked to evacuate as Hurricane Florence closes in Along with the threat of storm surge comes heavy rains over an extended period of time. "(R) esidents and guests of Beaufort County will be allowed to travel within county borders, until there is a need for lane reversals on USA 278 and US 21", a Monday evening message from the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office said, urging residents to leave by Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Florence lumbers inland, leaving five dead, communities flooded

Florence lumbers inland, leaving five dead, communities flooded Jacob Fernandez (left) and Josh Fernandez play around on the tree that fell near their home as Hurricane Florence passed through the area on Friday in Bolivia, N.C. Five people are known to have died as the massive weather system knocked down trees, flooded rivers, and dumped sheets of rain in the Carolinas. Officials confirmed four deaths as American media reported a fifth with the storm wrea... [Full Article...]

Tracking Florence as tropical storm besieges Carolinas

It's expected to crawl over parts of the Carolinas into the weekend, its torrential rain pounding some areas over and over. While Florence's strength has decreased slightly to sustained winds of 45 miles per hour, Gov. That number was down to 40 later in the day. The rising sea crept toward the two-story home of Tom Copeland, who lives on a spit of land surrounded by water in Swansboro. [Full Article...]


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