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Sep 23 2018

Problems with donating after Hurricane Florence

All branches of the Cajun Navy have come together to collect supplies for Hurricane Florence relief. If residents in Allen and surrounding counties would like to lend s...

Sep 19 2018

Hurricane Florence: Dogs in cage during flood rescued in North Carolina

Tens of thousands were ordered evacuated from communities along the state's steadily rising rivers - with the Cape Fear, Little River, Lumber, Waccamaw and Pee Dee rivers...

Sep 19 2018

Japan fashion guru Maezawa lands first SpaceX moon flight

He said about BFR, it's "making people excited about the future - about getting up in the morning". "These are all artists that I adore". He added: "I choose to go to the...

Sep 18 2018

Flooding threatens the Carolinas as Florence is downgraded to a tropical depression

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper said the hurricane was likely to "continue its violent grind for days" and described the severity of the downfalls as a "1,000 year eve...

Sep 18 2018

Deadly flood waters rise as Florence dumps 'epic' rain in US

Pembroke police rescue commander Matthew Locklear said an ambulance flooded and they had to "evacuate ourselves". You will be turned away. A curfew is in place, with resi...

Sep 17 2018

Florence slams North and SC coast

Images and video posted on Twitter from the town of Washington , North Carolina, show that floodwaters have travelled as much as 30 miles (nearly 50 kilometers) inland...

Sep 17 2018

Met Office: Isaac now a weak tropical storm

Maximum sustained winds are near 35 miles per hour (55 km/h) with higher gusts. Moving west at around 21mph, the storm is expected to continue on that track for the nex...

Sep 16 2018

'Monster' Hurricane Florence Barrels Toward the Carolinas

As of Tuesday (Wednesday NZT), about 1.7 million people in North and SC and Virginia were under warnings to evacuate the coast, and hurricane watches and warnings exten...

Sep 16 2018

Storm surge could be Hurricane Florence's deadliest, most destructive threat

Forecasters warned that drenching rains of 1 to 3½ feet as the hurricane-turned-tropical storm crawls westward across North and SC could trigger epic flooding well inl...

Sep 16 2018

HURRICANE FLORENCE | UPDATE Florence drenches the Carolinas - Newswatch

Coastal streets flowed with frothy ocean water, and more than 415,000 homes and businesses were without power, mostly in North Carolina, according to poweroutage.us, wh...

Sep 16 2018

North Carolina TV station evacuates because of rising water

Florence's rain will bring 40 inches to some parts of the Carolinas, forecasters said. In an exclusive interview with North Carolina's Governor, Roy Cooper said [North ...

Sep 16 2018

Florence weakens to Category 1 hurricane: NHC

Florence's winds dropped from a peak of 225km/h to 165km/h overnight, reducing the hurricane from a terrifying Category 4 to a 2. In Morehead City, the rain and surf po...

Sep 15 2018

Hurricane Florence: Carolinas brace for 'storm of lifetime'

Tens of thousands were without power. Rain bands are already affecting the eastern part of North Carolina and SC, with rain increasing and waves growing. The hurrican...

Sep 13 2018

Florence turns beastly before hitting East Coast, plus Rowan storm forecast

HURRICANE Florence bears down on the United States east coast, Nasa's satellites are monitoring its strength and speed, as well as recording some incredible images of ...

Sep 13 2018

Hurricane Florence map uses an unfortunate graphic to display devastation

The world's largest pig abattoir has shut down and stock moved as Hurricane Florence moves towards North Carolina on the USA east coast, threatening an environmental ...

Sep 12 2018

Hurricane Florence strengthens to Category 4: What that means for Duke, Durham

North Carolina State University canceled classes beginning Sept. 12 at 5 p.m. until the evening of Sunday, Sept. 16, although dining and residence halls will remain open....

Sep 12 2018

Hurricane Florence Could Be East Coast's Strongest Storm In Decades

State emergency management officials already are considering whether to recommend counties evacuate some homes along the Tar, Lumber and Neuse rivers. "The evacuation ord...

Sep 12 2018

Florence isn’t the only one; 3 more hurricanes brewing

The Miami-based center said in its 5 a.m. advisory that Florence was about 625 miles southeast of Bermuda, moving west northwest at 9 mph. That Category 4 storm destro...

Sep 11 2018

Hurricanes Isaac, Florence continue to pose problems for Caribbean countries

Little change in strength is forecast today, with slight weakening starting tonight and continuing through Tuesday. Florence's effects were already being felt along the...

Sep 11 2018

Tropical storm warning issued as Olivia nears islands

The National Hurricane Center said Florence is expected to slam into the coast around North and SC as a Category 3 or 4 hurricane on Thursday or Friday. Numerous c...