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Florence Weakens but Death Toll Rises Amid Warnings of “Catastrophic” Flooding

1 month ago   |   By Slate

Florence weakened to a tropical depression from a tropical storm Sunday but authorities are warning the danger is far from over as even more flooding is expected as it turns northward into Virginia. At least 14 people have been killed in storm-related incidents-11 in North Carolina and three in South Carolina, according to the News & Observer. The way people were killed “illustrate the scope of hazards facing people in Florence's broad path,” notes the paper. One, for example, was electrocuted while a mother and a baby were killed by a tree falling on their home. Early Sunday morning, a...
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Florence remains deadly, even as a tropical depression

Florence remains deadly, even as a tropical depression

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

“Epic” amounts of rain are expected to continue to deluge North Carolina on Sunday, downing trees and causing rivers to overflow in areas already inundated by Florence. The monster storm was downgraded to a tropical depression early Sunday, but experts said this was still “a catastrophic, life-threatening storm.” Fourteen people are believed to have died...
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Hurricane Florence updates: 13 dead, including 10 in NC, as flooding continues

1 month ago   |   By ABC

Ten deaths have been confirmed in North Carolina and three in South Carolina as a result of Florence, which has been downgraded to a tropical storm.
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Florence updates: Storm weakens to tropical depression, dangerous flooding to continue

1 month ago   |   By ABC

Florence has weakened into to tropical depression but flash flooding and major river flooding are expected to continue over significant portions of the Carolinas.
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