April 17, 2021

Storm Florence: Disaster declared in North Carolina

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From BBC US President Donald Trump has declared a disaster in North Carolina where a tropical storm has killed five amid warnings the worst is far from over. Florence’s top sustained winds have weakened to 50mph (80km/h), but it is projected to bring further catastrophic flash flooding. Some towns have already had over 2ft (60cm) […]

Photos show the destruction and power of Florence

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BY MARCUS GILMER From Mashable Volunteer Amber Hersel from the Civilian Crisis Response Team helps rescue 7-year-old Keiyana Cromartie and her family from Florence’s flooding in James City, North Carolina.IMAGE: GETTY IMAGES While Florence is, as of 12:00 p.m. ET on Saturday, now “just” a tropical storm, it has still ripped the Carolina coast with […]