Nightmare of the Century: Hurricane Florence’s Catastrophic Consequences in Photos and Videos

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The coastal city of North Carolina has been completely cut off from the rest of US because of devastating flooding brought by Hurricane Florence. 

Catastrophic Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence has arrived in North Carolina, bringing heavy rains (a total of 40 inches of rain) and massive floods. Also, the storm has brought wind speeds of 90 mph;

Thousands of people hide in shelters. Millions of homes are warned about the life-threatening situation. At least 13 people died in the heavy flooding.

Photos

Every picture has its own heart-breaking story.

New Bern, N.C.

“Some of our beloved bears have wandered off. These statues, which New Bern is known for, are extremely heavy & bolted down at sponsoring businesses. This one ended up in the middle of S. Front St!” – reports @CityofNewBern.

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Rescue operations underway in New Bern, N.C.

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Hurricane Florence hits landfall with mammoth storm surge

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Fayetteville, NC

Rescuers searching flooded cars to make sure there aren’t people trapped in them.

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Robert Simmons in New Bern

“Meet Robert Simmons. Was stuck in his house since last night, when floodwaters began to rise in New Bern. A boat came and rescued him just now. He was sad to leave his father but left with his kitten hugging his neck. Cat’s name: Survivor, Simmons said.” –  reports. 

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Carolina coast

“It’s very eerie, the wind howling, the rain blowing sideways, debris flying.”

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Videos

Here are some of the footages people managed to take in this devastating hurricane.

Fayetteville, North Carolina area

New Hanover County neighborhood

A half-naked man waving US flag became viral 

Lumberton, North Carolina

Dozen dogs in Columbus County, N.C.

New Bern,  North Carolina

New Bern,  North Carolina

400,00 North Carolina people left without power


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