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Hurricane Florence

US House approves USD 1.7 billion in disaster aid for Carolinas

The aid was added to legislation to keep Federal Aviation Administration programs running beyond Sept. 30. The bill passed 398-23.

27 Sep 2018 1:38 PM

Thousands urged to flee ahead of post-Florence flooding in South Carolina

Public schools will be closed until further notice. State transportation crews were working to erect temporary dams on either side of US.

24 Sep 2018 2:21 PM

Hurricane Florence death toll climbs to 31 as flooding wreaks havoc

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

18 Sep 2018 1:31 PM

Hurricane Florence: As floodwaters rise, death toll reaches 14

The death toll rose to at least 14 from Florence, which crashed into the state as a hurricane on Friday, bringing record rainfall.

17 Sep 2018 1:14 PM

Hurricane Florence: At least 10 dead, Carolinas brace for widespread flooding

Rising river levels have led to thousands being asked to evacuate, fearing what can be the most destructive floods in N Carolina history.

16 Sep 2018 12:39 PM


Hurricane Florence turns deadly, unleashes torrential floods on Carolinas

Four deaths were confirmed by officials, hundreds trapped by a storm surge of up to 10 feet.

15 Sep 2018 10:46 AM

Hurricane Florence weakens to Category 2: US forecaster

Hurricane Florence weakened to a Category 2 storm but remained on course to deliver a powerful blow to the US east coast.

13 Sep 2018 12:46 PM

Residents told to 'get out now' as Florence takes aim at Carolinas

While many coastal residents heeded mandatory evacuation orders, others were boarding up homes and choosing to brave the storm.

12 Sep 2018 12:18 PM