Over 54,000 still without power in Carolinas after Florence

22 Septembre, 2018, 00:31 | Auteur: Therese Cote
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That Hurricane Florence broke rainfall records for tropical storms in both North and SC shouldn't be surprising, as global climate change has increased extreme precipitation in all areas of the continental United States.

There was no formal itinerary for the presidential visit as of Tuesday morning except that Air Force One was expected to arrive at Cherry Point sometime on Wednesday, according to the White House.

News correspondent Gadi Schwartz captured a video of a fire ants forming colonies in North Carolina's flooded streets, sharing the video on Twitter. You can swipe back and forth to see the damage Florence has caused.

More than a dozen rivers in North and SC already have overflowed their banks and the water - particularly the Waccamaw River, which spans both states - is expected to swell putting additional residents in harm's way.

The state is also the nation's second leading producer of hogs, with more than 2,100 farms that raise about 9 million hogs each year, according to the North Carolina Pork Council. "God bless you", he said during a briefing at a marine base in Havelock, North Carolina. "People in hard hit communities do want to go back, but many are still having to wait".

While Florence has passed, the danger from it hasn't.

At least 36 deaths have been attributed to the storm, including 27 in North Carolina, eight in SC and one in Virginia.

The team announced earlier this week it was setting up a campus donation site and planned to use an 18-wheel equipment truck to make deliveries to those in need.

In some areas, it will by days or weeks before the floodwaters fully recede and the landscape returns to normal. "And, of course, people have lost their homes".

About 55,000 homes and businesses remain without power after Florence, almost all in North Carolina, and down from a high of more than 900,000 in three states.

More than a dozen rivers across North Carolina were at major flood stage on Monday or threatening to rise to critical levels.

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He then toured a devastated neighborhood in the city of New Bern and also helped distribute food to local residents.

"This is an epic storm that is still continuing", Cooper said.

As of September 18, eight deaths have been reported in the state.

Interested in Hurricane Florence? "I'm asking you, sir, for your help every step of the way". "This is real emergency stuff at the highest level". While company spokesperson Erin Culbert asserts, "We don't have any indication that the ash has gone to the cooling pond", he has promised to continue monitoring the situation.

Some of those who left shelters may have been headed toward the coast on US 421, where a long line of cars, utility crews and trucks loaded with generators sat in a jam. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Tim Scott (R-S.C.), Rep. Tom Rice (R-S.C.), several state senators, and Gov. Henry McMaster.

"At least you got a nice boat out of the deal", he said, smiling, according to the Post.

The Great Pee Dee is swollen from the recent deluge associated with Hurricane Florence - which inundated the area with rainfall last weekend. "So our problem has not been with the wind and the rain hitting us, but with the rain that is still here. Those watersheds all coming to where we are".

He said Trump needs to see firsthand that little towns like Pollocksville are cut off and in "desperate circumstances", and the people are "horribly frustrated".

One man told the president he'd named his dog after Trump.

At Temple Baptist Church in New Bern, survivors asked the president for hugs and told him that they were praying for him as he leaned into their vehicle.

The governor said the cooperation with other federal agencies is the best it's ever been, adding "we are confident we will come out of this". Particularly concerning is the continued swelling of the 140-mile long Waccamaw River, which runs through both states.



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