Hurricane Florence nears Carolinas as 1 million-plus ordered to evacuate

South Carolina National Guard soldiers transfer bulk diesel fuel into fuel tanker trucks for distribution in advance of Hurricane Florence, in North Charleston, South Carolina, U.S. September 10, 2018. U.S. Army National Guard/Sgt. Brian Calhoun/Handout via REUTERS.

HOLDEN BEACH, N.C. (Reuters) – More than 1 million people along the Carolina coast fled toward higher ground today in a mass evacuation ordered three days before the expected arrival of Hurricane Florence, a Category 4 storm and the most powerful to menace the region in nearly three decades. With maximum sustained winds of 140 […]

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