• Florence's Death Toll Stands at 14 as It Weakens to a Depression

    8 days ago - By Time

    Florence has weakened to a tropical depression, but the death toll continues to rise with at least 14 people dead as of Sunday morning, according to the Associated Press. 10 people have died in North Carolina and four died in South Carolina.
    Although the National Hurricane Center has downgraded Florence to a depression, it warns that “rainfall amounts will produce catastrophic flash flooding, prolonged significant river flooding, and an elevated risk for landslides in western North Carolina and far southwest Viriginia.”
    Catastrophic flash flooding, prolonged significant river flooding, and...
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  • At Least 14 Dead, and 740,000 Without Power as Florence Weakens to a Tropical Depression

    8 days ago - By Fortune

    Hurricane Florence weakened to a tropical depression early Sunday morning, but the storm brought significant damage to affected areas and a death toll of at least 14, the New York Times reported .
    The deaths include a woman and child who were killed when a tree fell on their home, a mother of two who was driving when her vehicle hit a tree in the road, three people who died from flash-flooding, and a couple who died in a house fire.
    More than 740,000 people were without power on Sunday morning in the Carolinas, CNN reported. But earlier reports suggested that 3 million people could be...
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  • Florence's Death Toll Stands at 13 as It Weakens to a Depression

    8 days ago - By Time

    Florence has weakened to a tropical depression, but the death toll continues to rise with at least 13 people dead as of Sunday morning, according to the Associated Press. 10 people have died in North Carolina and three died in South Carolina.
    Although the National Hurricane Center has downgraded Florence to a depression, it warns that “rainfall amounts will produce catastrophic flash flooding, prolonged significant river flooding, and an elevated risk for landslides in western North Carolina and far southwest Viriginia.”
    Catastrophic flash flooding, prolonged significant river flooding...
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