Hurricane Florence Kills At Least 5, Expected to Continue Wreak Havoc in Weekend

  • Hurricane Florence wreaks havoc after Friday landfall in North Carolina’s Wrightsville Beach. The state was battered by wind and rain combination. Reports say at least 5 people are dead due to Florence, which has been downgraded on Friday afternoon to a tropical storm. By Saturday morning, around 1 million (951,000 to be precise) power outages have been reported throughout North and South Carolina. Weather forecasters have warned residents of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia about the risks of life threatening flash floods due to the storm. In the region, evacuation warning has been issued for around 1.7 million people. Florence is expected to keep on its torment throughout the Carolinas during the weekend.