Deaths reported as Hurricane Florence slams Carolinas
15 September, 2018, 22:14 | Author: Emmett Rice
Union Point Park is flooded with rising water from the Neuse and Trent Rivers in New Bern, North Carolina on September 13, 2018.
Further south, in Jacksonville, North Carolina, more than 60 people were evacuated from a hotel after police received a 911 call just before 1am, the city's public safety department said in a statement.
More than 415,000 homes and businesses were without power on Friday morning, according to poweroutage.us which tracks the nation's electrical grid.
The National Hurricane Center warned the threat of tornadoes was increasing as Florence neared shore and South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster said the heavy rains could trigger landslides in the western part of his state. "It's an uninvited brute who doesn't want to leave".
Storm surges - the bulge of ocean water pushed ashore by the hurricane - were as high as 10 feet (3 meters).
The dead included a mother and baby killed when a tree fell on a house in Wilmington, North Carolina.
Shaken after seeing waves crashing on the Neuse River just outside his house in New Bern, restaurant owner and hurricane veteran Tom Ballance wished he had evacuated.
As of 4 a.m., Florence was 30 miles (45 kilometers) east of Wilmington, North Carolina.
"I feel like the dumbest human being who ever walked the face of the earth", he said.
Hurricane Florence is inflicting its long, agonizing assault on the North Carolina coast, with winds whipping at 90 miles per hour and life-threatening storm surge pushing ashore as the lumbering storm's eyewall begins to reach the coast. It blew ashore along a mostly boarded-up, emptied-out stretch of coastline.
Emergency officials say they're keeping a close eye on the forecast and where to move resources to respond to the storm. Over the weekend , the governors of Virginia , North Carolina and SC declared states of emergency, according to CNN .
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The team will be best able to support requests for assistance from local agencies and respond to the storm as needed. Video: North Carolina National Guard troops have been activated as New Hanover County declares a state of emergency.
Mr Trump's tweets came as Hurricane Florence approaches the Carolina coast and is expected to cause risky flooding and tornadoes. The death records were provided by the Puerto Rico Vital Statistics Records division of the Puerto Rico Department of Health.
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Torrential rains brought about significant flooding in some areas, with the rains expected to continue over Oahu through Thursday. Hurricane Florence is expected to pack a potentially life-threatening punch as it continues its path toward the U.S. east coast.
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