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Flooding expected to worsen as Florence passes through Carolinas

20 Sep 2018

CONWAY, S.C., Sept 20 Flooding across the Carolinas in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, which has killed 36 people, was expected to worsen over the next couple of days, forecasters said.

President Trump to visit North Carolina as waterways rise

19 Sep 2018

WILMINGTON, N.C., Sept 19 U.S. President Donald Trump is expected on Wednesday to visit North Carolina, which is bearing the brunt of Florence's deadly deluge and where rivers are still rising while thousands of homes and roadways remain submerged.

Carolinas deluged by floods as Florence moves on

19 Sep 2018

WILMINGTON, N.C. Rivers and waterways, swollen after Florence's historic deluge, rose dangerously across the Carolinas on Tuesday, closing roads, inundating communities, hindering rescue and repair efforts and preventing evacuees from returning home. | Video

Rising flood waters from Florence menace Carolinas

18 Sep 2018

WILMINGTON/FAYETTEVILLE, N.C., Sept 18 Rising flood waters threatened communities across the Carolinas on Tuesday as storm Florence menaced the U.S. Northeast with heavy rains and tornadoes after killing at least 32 people.

Carolinas brace for days of floods after Florence's deluge

18 Sep 2018

WILMINGTON/FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. Rescue teams were trying to reach hundreds of people on Monday and racing against rising rivers and floods that could last for days after Florence dumped record rain on the Carolinas and killed at least 31 people. | Video

North Carolina devastated as floodwaters rise from deadly storm Florence

17 Sep 2018

WILMINGTON/WILSON, N.C. Deadly storm Florence drenched North Carolina with more downpours on Sunday, cutting off the coastal city of Wilmington, damaging tens of thousands of homes and threatening worse flooding as rivers fill to the bursting point. | Video

Worst flooding yet to come for waterlogged Carolinas

17 Sep 2018

WILMINGTON/WILSON, N.C., Sept 17 Deadly storm Florence moved across western North Carolina early on Monday and continued to dump rain that has nowhere to go except to swell rivers, flood highways and homes, and threaten more lives as it heads towards Virginia and New England.

Riding out 'monster' Florence at home, hardy holdouts feel lucky so far

15 Sep 2018

CAROLINA BEACH, N.C. As Hurricane Florence bent trees and began to peel away part of his neighbor's roof late on Thursday night, E.J. Griffin wondered if he had made a mistake by staying at his house in Carolina Beach in defiance of a mandatory evacuation order.

Deadly Florence trudges inland in Carolinas, causing massive flooding

15 Sep 2018

WILMINGTON, N.C. Tropical Storm Florence trudged inland on Saturday, flooding rivers and towns, toppling trees and cutting power to nearly a million homes and businesses as it dumped huge amounts of rain on North and South Carolina, where five people have died. | Video

Florence lumbers inland, leaving five dead, communities flooded

15 Sep 2018

* Storm in 'violent grind' across state -N. Carolina governor

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