Flood waters rise as Florence pummels Carolinas; at least 8 dead

By Anna Mehler Paperny WILSON, N.C., Sept 16 : Tropical Storm Florence dumped “epic” amounts of rain on North and South Carolina as it trudged inland on Saturday, knocking out power and causing at least eight deaths as flood waters that have devastated many communities kept rising. Florence’s intensity has diminished since it roared ashore […]

Spawning ‘epic’ rainfall and floods, Florence marches inland in Carolinas

By Anna Mehler Paperny WILSON, N.C., Sept 15 : Tropical Storm Florence dumped “epic” amounts of rain on North and South Carolina as it trudged inland on Saturday, triggering dangerous flooding, toppling trees, cutting power to nearly a million homes and businesses while causing at least five deaths. Florence’s intensity has diminished since roaring ashore […]

Deadly Florence trudges inland in Carolinas, causing massive flooding

By Ernest Scheyder WILMINGTON, N.C., Sept 15 : Tropical Storm Florence trudged inland on Saturday, flooding rivers and towns, toppling trees and cutting power to nearly a million homes and businesses as it dumped huge amounts of rain on North and South Carolina, where five people have died. Florence diminished from hurricane strength as it […]

Florence plows inland, leaving five dead, states flooded

By Ernest Scheyder WILMINGTON, N.C., Sept 14 : Florence plowed into the Carolinas and lumbered slowly inland on Friday, knocking down trees, gorging rivers, dumping sheets of rain and leaving five people dead before it was downgraded to a tropical storm still capable of wreaking havoc. Though Florence’s shrieking winds diminished from hurricane force as […]