Flood waters rise, eight killed as Florence dumps ‘epic’ rain on Carolinas

A tree rests on a newly-constructed house after Hurricane Florence struck in Belville, North Carolina, U.S., September 15, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

WILSON, N.C. (Reuters) – 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 along the U.S. mid-Atlantic coast […]

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