The National Weather Service radar map shows the rain storm over New Hampshire on Sept. 18 7 a.m. Credit NWS
22 September, 2018, 12:40
- A day after Gov. Roy Cooper called for an October special session to approve initial funding needs for the Hurricane Florence recovery, legislative leaders said they're prepared to meet next week.
A swift recuse boat motors through floodwaters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in Nichols, S.C., Friday, Sept. 21, 2018.
The National Guard and U.S. Coast Guard rushed in to help, with aircraft pilots wearing night-vision goggles.
Cooper warned that flooding from Hurricane Florence will continue into next week and will continue to put lives at risk. "We are eternally grateful to our first responders, who continue to show unflinching courage in the face of danger", Cooper said.
Florence has claimed eight lives in SC thus far, and flooding is expected to worsen later this week and into next.
When storms such as Harvey, which struck Texas last year, and Florence come to a virtual stall, a deluge of rain can fall in the matter of days, equal to what an area typically sees in a year, they said.
Kevin Tovornik was tearing soggy carpet out of the house he has owned for 20 years in Conway, where the Waccamaw River was still rising.
The Little Pee Dee River and the Lumber River have started to drop near Nichols, where the whole town of 360 was under water for the second time in two years.
Second shark attack at north Qld island
Rescuers were called to Cid Harbour at Whitsunday Island, near the Great Barrier Reef, and found the girl with leg injuries. On Wednesday, Tasmanian woman Justine Barwick was flown to Mackay Base Hospital after she was mauled on the leg by a shark.
President Donald Trump visited the flood-ravaged Carolinas on Wednesday, receiving briefings on the damage done from Hurricane Florence and visiting with residents.
The flooding from Florence has been catastrophic and has killed 42 people. The flooding also caused rivers to overflow, fields to fill with water, and millions of farm animals to drown.
In addition, Moore and Berger said they want to allay the fears of teachers in hard-hit counties that they won't be paid for the days schools were closed in the wake of Florence.
Highway Patrol Cpl. Sonny Collins said the pickup ran off state Highway 57, crashed and ended up in the water.
McMaster said Friday he had "contacted or attempted to speak personally with the families of everyone who we lost during this crisis, this tragedy", including the families of Newton and Green. More than half the dead were found in vehicles.
Poultry is the number one agricultural industry in North Carolina, with a statewide economic impact of $36.6 billion a year, according to the North Carolina Poultry Federation. Hundreds of stranded residents lined up for food, water and tarps that had to be ferried into the city that's home to 120,000 people.
On Tuesday, the North Carolina Department of Agriculture issued the mortality totals of livestock as the Department of Environmental Quality says that a dam in Duplin County was breached and numerous state's 16 rivers were at major flood stages. They were met by silty mud on walls and floors, blown out windows and awful odors. Duke Energy issued a high-level emergency alert after floodwaters from the Cape Fear River overtopped an earthen dike and inundated a large lake at a closed power plant near Wilmington, North Carolina.
Cristiano Ronaldo appeared inconsolable for a minute after receiving a red card in Juventus' Champions League win over Valencia. The red card could ruin the chances of a reunion between Manchester United and Ronaldo at Old Trafford.
It started out looking incredibly bleak, but the Cleveland Browns found life when Baker Mayfield took over under center. Cleveland's plan was to have Mayfield watch and learn behind Taylor, but the injury could change things dramatically.
Pakistan and India have an "undeniably challenging relationship", he said, while responding to Modi's letter to him on August 18. Asked if Pakistan will approach India again for negotiations, he said, "We said that we want dialogue but in a dignified way".
Republicans have pressured Ford to testify at a hearing this Monday, a session at which Kavanaugh has already said he'd appear. According to a media report, the lawyer for Ford asked late Friday for an extra day to decide if she will testify next week.
Not only does Saudi Arabia host the largest Pakistani diaspora in the world, Pakistan's energy security also depends on it. Imran Khan, chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf ( PTI ) looks on during a campaign meeting in Islamabad , July 21.
In the United States , the iPhone Xs 64GB retails for $999 - which is around R14,400 at today's currency rates. The original iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, and iPhone 4S all had screens that measured 3.5 inches.
Trump Jr. and the president have downplayed the meeting, saying it was a waste of time and didn't amount to anything. The move comes as Trump continues his efforts to undermine special counsel Robert Mueller's probe.
We do absolutely everything for them. "When we analyse how good we are it's always the past, it's never what [just] happened". He had a knee operation at the end of last season and said he is playing pain-free for the first time in years.
The PM is visiting the UAE on the invitation of the crown prince. "The two leaders will discuss issues of bilateral interest". Imran Khan soon after arrival visited the mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah to pay his respects.
I think he should have won player of the tournament. "Ampadu, Hudson-Odoi and Loftus are the future". David Luiz, Mateo Kovacic and Emerson Palmieri have also been left behind in England.
Wolves guard Jimmy Butler wants to be traded
Butler has reportedly given the Timberwolves a list of one to three teams where he would be open to signing a contract extension. But he's also been a high-usage player, not in terms of usage percentage, but just in terms of being on the floor - a lot.
"I love him" - Klopp reveals admiration for PSG's Mbappe
Keita's ability to win the ball back should disrupt PSG's flow in midfield and prevent them from getting many free runs at goal. In the best game on the opening week of the Champions League , Liverpool host Paris Saint-Germain at Anfield .
44 killed in Lake Victoria ferry accident
Last night officials confirmed that 44 people had died but said many of those missing were feared to have drowned. The ferry may have capsized when passengers moved to one side as it prepared to dock, some reports suggested.
Macron: Political leaders pushing for Brexit are 'liars'
She now has just four weeks to change their minds or come up with an emergency plan B if she is to avoid a no-deal outcome. Mr Barnier has said he is looking to "improve" his plan, and suggested that technology could minimise checks.
Ivan Gazidis Resigns From Arsenal To Join AC Milan
Here, Press Association Sport's James Cowen look at five highlights of Gazidis' time at Arsenal since he joined the club in 2009. Club chairman Sir Chips Keswick added: "Ivan has led Arsenal with skill and dedication and leaves us in a strong position".