Tuesday, 25 September, 2018

Confirmed Dead Due to Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence Drowned a Riverfront 30 Miles from the North Carolina Coast (Video) Filipinos prepare for Typhoon Mangkhut | 1 NEWS NOW
Sandra Phillips | 16 September, 2018, 20:44

Police in Wilmington, North Carolina, near where the hurricane made landfall, said a mother and her infant were killed when a tree fell on their house.

The father was also in the house and had to be taken to a local hospital for treatment after the incident. Dozens of people were rescued from a collapsing hotel in North Carolina.

Forecasters have been predicting catastrophic flash flooding.

The river swamped the town after Hurricane Matthew came through two years ago: One church parishioner drowned during that storm, more than 700 families were displaced from their homes, and two of the city's largest public housing projects were destroyed, Foreman said.

"Rescue workers are working in unsafe conditions that will only get worse today", said Cooper, who called the storm a "1,000-year rain event" for parts of southeastern North Carolina. We were forced to have conversations with these people and say hey, do you by chance live in a two-story home?

As the rough winds toppled trees and power lines Friday, power was knocked out to more than 700,000 North Carolina customers.

As of 2:00 pm (1800 GMT), maximum sustained winds had weakened to 75 miles per hour (120 kph) but the National Hurricane Center (NHC) warned Carolina residents to be alert for life-threatening storm surges and "catastrophic freshwater flooding".

The NOAA's National Hurricane Centre (NHC) has warned multiple tornadoes could form within the area of North Carolina.

"Hurricane Florence is powerful, slow and relentless", North Carolina governor Roy Cooper said. "It's an uninvited brute who doesn't want to leave".

Florence has dumped more than a foot of rainwater on parts of southeastern North Carolina since making landfall near Wrightsville Beach at 7:15 a.m. ET.

Regional Pot Workers Could Face Lifetime Ban From US News Centre News
It was reported earlier this summer that admitting to smoking marijuana now or in the past can also result in a lifetime ban. Another official with the Border Protection office told Politico that working with legal weed could result in a lifetime ban.

Sane sets Manchester City on way to Fulham win
However, coach Pep Guardiola said they could have scored more goals and they must be more clinical in front of the goal. Chelsea, Manchester City and Bournemouth were the big winners in Saturday afternoon's Premier League action.

Trump claims ‘3000 people did not die’ in Puerto Rico hurricanes
Puerto Rico's governor last month raised the US territory's official death toll from Hurricane Maria from 64 to 2,975. Cora said Trump's words were "disrespectful" to his home . 'You know, 3,000, 6, 18, I don't know.

Potentially heavy rainfall was expected in Charleston as Florence creeps inland.

Florence made landfall at 7:15 a.m. on Friday as a hurricane with sustained winds of 90 miles per hour - making it a Category 1 storm. It started pushing its way westward across SC later in the day, in a watery siege that could go on all weekend.

Preparing for the worst, about 9,700 National Guard troops and civilians were deployed with high-water vehicles, helicopters and boats.

Authorities warned too of the threat of mudslides and the risk of environmental havoc from floodwaters washing over industrial waste sites and pig farms.

Sheets of rain splattered against windows of a hotel before daybreak in Wilmington, where Sandie Orsa of Wilmington sat in a lobby lit by emergency lights after the electricity went out. National Hurricane Center meteorologist Joel Cline said the mountains will wring water out of the moist tropical air: "It's like running into a wall, and that moisture has to go somewhere, and it goes up, creates rain, and you have torrential rain in that area".

"I about jumped out of my skin", he told The Associated Press in a telephone interview Friday morning. It was expected to slowly move southwest into SC before turning north, forecasters said.

In New Bern, population 29,000, flooding on the Neuse River left 500 people in peril.

More than 20,000 residents have packed into North Carolina emergency shelters, and officials have told those still in the storm's path to stay in place.

Since 1950, the center of 24 tropical systems (tropical storms and hurricanes combined) have either directly hit Wilmington, North Carolina have come within 25 miles of Wilmington.

More than 22,600 people were housed in 150 shelters statewide, including schools, churches and Wake Forest University's basketball arena.

Recommended

  • Razer Phone 2 to be Unveiled October 10

    Razer Phone 2 to be Unveiled October 10

    According to save-the-date invitations that were sent out by the media, the phone is slated to launch on 10 October 2018. If a new leak is to be believed, the next-generation Razer Phone will be launching on October 10.
    Hurricane Florence: Storm downgraded but threat remains

    Hurricane Florence: Storm downgraded but threat remains

    Duke Energy Corp expected between 25 percent and 75 percent of its 4 million customers would lose power in the Carolinas. Wilmington , North Carolina, just north of where Florence appeared headed for shore, grew empty and quiet on Wednesday.

    Florence pours on the rain amid fears of catastrophic floods

    More than 80,000 people were already without power as the storm began buffeting the coast, and more than 12,000 were in shelters. The figure included a woman and her baby killed when a tree fell on their house, while a sixth fatality occurred in SC .
  • Pokémon's Game Freak Announces New 'Town' RPG

    Pokémon's Game Freak Announces New 'Town' RPG

    There's the 2005 action-platformer Drill Dozer and the 2012 rhythm game HarmoKnight , each for Nintendo's handheld platforms. Town is a chance for Game Freak to show they can do something really different, and I hope it succeeds.
    Carolina coast battening down, boarding up as hurricane nears

    Carolina coast battening down, boarding up as hurricane nears

    Scientists have filmed an astonishing video of the interior of Hurricane Florence , as the storm bears down on North and SC . Numerous beach communities expected to be impacted by Hurricane Florence have livestreams to monitor the surf conditions.
    Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores to reach 500 goals for club and country

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores to reach 500 goals for club and country

    Unfortunately, it was not enough to earn Galaxy a point as Toronto scored two late goals to pick up the 5-3 win. At global level for Sweden, he made 114 senior appearance and scored 62 goals.
  • NASA Satellite Finds Winds Tearing Tropical Depression Isaac Apart

    NASA Satellite Finds Winds Tearing Tropical Depression Isaac Apart

    Steered westward by high pressure to its north, Isaac is forecast to move through the Lesser Antilles today and tomorrow. The winds may increase a bit Saturday night, possibly gusting over 40mph, especially in the northern/eastern CSRA.
    Osaka not saddened by Serena row in US Open final

    Osaka not saddened by Serena row in US Open final

    In a match that drew strong ratings on ESPN , Osaka beat Williams in straight sets to win the women's singles Open title. She's come back repeatedly from injuries, and most recently a traumatic experience giving birth to her daughter.
    Shocking details emerge in National Basketball Association  star's domestic violence case

    Shocking details emerge in National Basketball Association star's domestic violence case

    Bird's girlfriend escaped when he eventually suffered "seizure-like symptoms" and passed out, according to the police report . Bird was originally scheduled to be arraigned on Monday, but that was delayed as he remained hospitalized at St.
  • Canelo Alvarez claims middleweight title with narrow win over Gennady Golovkin

    Canelo Alvarez claims middleweight title with narrow win over Gennady Golovkin

    Gennady "GGG" Golovkin was just robbed of victory against Canelo Alvarez for the second time in 12 months. Lemiuex went pretty hard on O'Sullivan during his pre-fight trash talk. "I showed my victory with facts.
    F1: Formula 1 2021 Concept Car Image Leaked

    F1: Formula 1 2021 Concept Car Image Leaked

    Therefore, the latest design proposals for the 2021 F1 racer focus on aerodynamics. "But I want exciting-looking cars". Brawn said the cars need to look so good that young fans will want posters of them on their walls.
    Volkswagen to end iconic modern Beetle in 2019

    Volkswagen to end iconic modern Beetle in 2019

    Beetle buying in the United States peaked the same year of the original Disney movie at about 423,000 units sold. In 1979, the company stopped selling the auto in the USA but continued production in Mexico and Brazil.

MacOS Mojave Official Release Coming on September 24 MacOS Mojave Official Release Coming on September 24 Josh Centers devoted his summer to Take Control of iOS 12 , so you can read that for the full rundown on what's new and necessary. With iOS 12, you will get improved notifications , Memoji , Screen Time, Siri Shortcuts and many other new features .

Cristiano Ronaldo scores first goals for Juventus since move from Real Madrid Cristiano Ronaldo scores first goals for Juventus since move from Real Madrid Cristiano Ronaldo netted a brace to guide Juventus to a 2-1 win over Sassuolo in Serie on Sunday afternoon. Sunday's goals project to be the first two of many scores for Ronaldo in a Juventus uniform.

Hurricane Florence Floods Big Houses Near Frisco, Outer Banks Hurricane Florence Floods Big Houses Near Frisco, Outer Banks Boarding up his home in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina , Chris Pennington watched the forecasts and tried to decide when to leave. Officials said some 1.7 million people in the Carolinas and Virginia were warned to evacuate, but it's unclear how many did.

5 dead in Hurricane Florence, including mom and infant 5 dead in Hurricane Florence, including mom and infant Forecasters said catastrophic freshwater flooding is expected well inland in the Carolinas over the next few days. More than 12,000 people were in shelters in North Carolina and 400 in Virginia, where the forecast was less dire.

Eliud Kipchoge destroys marathon world record in 2:01:39 Eliud Kipchoge destroys marathon world record in 2:01:39 Following his superb performance, the 33-year-old said that he would defend his title in 2019 hoping to break his current record. Boosted after leaving Boit, he surged, running the 27th kilometre in just 2:51 - seven seconds faster than necessary.

Ronaldo struggles for goals, Dybala for playing time Ronaldo struggles for goals, Dybala for playing time Dybala has been subject of speculation for Real Madrid for the past two seasons, but Juventus insisted on keeping him at Turin. He should come to Palermo and win the Scudetto .

Ravens LB C.J. Mosley carted off field with knee injury Ravens LB C.J. Mosley carted off field with knee injury Pressure had a lot to do with it, but Flacco never looked to be in any rhythm in a stadium where he has historically struggled. If there was positive to take away from this game, it's the success that Flacco had targeting his tight ends.

Five key area where the Apple’s iPhone XR beats the iPhone XS Five key area where the Apple’s iPhone XR beats the iPhone XS It further adds that Apple could not get enough of the displays as it ran into "last-minute kinks with the contract manufacturer". However, the 12MP primary sensor on the new iPhone XS comes with a larger pixel size for a better performance in low-light.

NYSC Certificate Scandal: Adeosun Resigns After 69 Days NYSC Certificate Scandal: Adeosun Resigns After 69 Days The minister felt that her position is becoming untenable and is hurting the President in the run up to the 2019 election. I was born and raised in the United Kingdom, indeed my parental family home remains in London.

Experts disagree on whether Dallas officer could be credible Experts disagree on whether Dallas officer could be credible A CNN team visited Jean's apartment Friday, where a small memorial of flowers and a photo with his mother adorn the front door. Shortly after the news station was eviscerated on Twitter by people on both sides of the aisle, they changed their headline.

Needles in strawberries: Who police suspect Needles in strawberries: Who police suspect Anyone with information that could assist the police investigation is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 . The needle was found in a strawberry punnet purchased at Coles Gatton today.

Shark kills man boogie boarding off Cape Cod beach as sightings increase Shark kills man boogie boarding off Cape Cod beach as sightings increase The sign advises to avoid swimming near seals, to swim close to shore in waist deep water, and to swim or surf in groups. Sightings of great white sharks have soared this year in Cape Cod, where the suspected shark attack happened.

Death toll rise to 13, Florence continues to wreak havoc in US Death toll rise to 13, Florence continues to wreak havoc in US The storm will dump rain in the Carolinas through the weekend. "I can not overstate it: flood waters are rising". The gray ash left behind when coal is burned contains toxic heavy metals, including arsenic, lead and mercury.

'Unique' Hazard can be Europe's best, says Sarri 'Unique' Hazard can be Europe's best, says Sarri He didn't shy away from his responsibilities at Stamford Bridge, quick off his line to close the space with every Chelsea attack. Cardiff City scored the first goal in the 15th minute through Sol Bamba who was superbly assisted by Sean Morrison.

Texas Border Patrol agent suspect in serial murder case Texas Border Patrol agent suspect in serial murder case A woman allegedly abducted by Juan David Ortiz had been able to escape and alert officers, according to local media reports. Numerous workers are also low-income women of color. "We do consider this to be a serial killer", Alaniz said .