Two mental health patients who drowned when a sheriff’s van was swept away by floodwaters are among the dozens killed by Storm Florence.
Two detainees have died after a van was swept away by rising floodwater in South Carolina, authorities said.
Access has been restored into the city of Wilmington, which had previously been cut off by floods from former Hurricane Florence, North Carolina’s top transportation official said.
Nasa has captured footage from the International Space Station of Hurricane Florence approaching the east coast of the US. The “monster” storm is expected to bring widespread disruption to states from Maryland to Georgia.
A big one. A monster. A once-in-a-lifetime storm. Hurricane Florence deserves all the names it is being called as it threatens to cause historic flooding, blow catastrophic winds and idle for days over the Carolinas and the Mid-Atlantic.
Donald Trump has said the US government is ready for Hurricane Florence and insisted his administration’s response to the devastation in Puerto Rico last year was an “underappreciated great job”.
Motorists streamed inland on roads converted to one-way evacuation routes as about 1.7 million people in three US states were warned to get out of the way of Hurricane Florence, a hair-raising storm taking dead aim at the Carolinas with 130mph winds and potentially ruinous rains.
Millions of Americans are preparing for what could be one of the most catastrophic hurricanes to hit the eastern seaboard in decades.
Millions of Americans are preparing for what could become one of the most catastrophic hurricanes to hit the Eastern Seaboard in decades, with mandatory evacuations already issued for parts of three East Coast states.
Hurricane Florence has strengthened into a potentially catastrophic Category 4 storm as it closes in on North and South Carolina, carrying wind and water that could wreak havoc over a wide stretch of the eastern US coast.
Tropical Storm Florence is becoming a “better organised” weather system that is likely to strengthen into a hurricane late Saturday, weather forecasters said.
The tourist office of Florence is cracking down on visitors who eat on pavements, doorsteps or driveways during lunch or dinner time.
Theresa May is set to “flounce out” of EU negotiations in Florence, according to Lib Dem Brexit spokesman Tom Brake.
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