Sep 19 2018
With one of North Carolina's largest cities still mostly cut off by floodwaters from Hurricane Florence, officials prepared to begin distributing food, water and tarps to Wilmington residents as yet more people were rescued from submerged inland neighborhoods.
The EPA also says that diesel fuel leaked from a train that derailed near Lilesville, North Carolina, because the tracks were flooded.
"We believe our extensive basin closure work was instrumental in positioning us to reduce the storm's impact - water levels in many ash basins near the coast were lower as a result of our closure activity, so the basins were better able to accommodate significant rainfall", she said in a statement.
In North Carolina, transportation officials Tuesday continued advising motorists who ordinarily might take southbound I-95 from Virginia to SC that flooding has made long sections of I-95 in North Carolina impassable.
Elsewhere in North Carolina, an 88-year-old man died after his auto was swept away.
On Tuesday morning, more than 320,000 homes remained without power across North Carolina.
Across southeastern North Carolina, thousands of residents are stranded by rising waters from Florence's floods.
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While Trump battles the media over his response to Maria, FEMA is briefing Americans on what to expect from Hurricane Florence . Hurricane Florence is bringing widespread flooding, heavy rains and strong winds to many coastal areas of North and SC .
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Crews conducted about 700 rescues in New Hanover County, where Wilmington is located.
More than 1,100 roads were still closed across North Carolina, Governor Roy Cooper said on Tuesday, including portions of Interstates 40 and 95. He said he's heard the roads are closed, that everything is flooded and no one can get through.
Col. Glenn McNeill, of the North Carolina State Highway Patrol said "travel in affected areas is still extremely unsafe".
"I think the next 48 hours are going to be incredibly critical", he said. It was downgraded to a tropical storm later Friday then to a tropical depression early Sunday. Emergency workers reported rescuing and evacuating more than 2,200 people and around 575 animals, he said.
Rex Gehring, 62, was unsure what he would do with the house he bought outside Fayetteville, another town on the Cape Fear River, after Hurricane Matthew in 2016 forced its previous owner into foreclosure. Forecasters said states in the Northeast are in for as much as 10 centimetres of rain before the system moves offshore again.
Trump said nearly 20,000 military personnel and federal workers were deployed to help with the aftermath of Florence in the Carolinas and the Mid-Atlantic, and they would "do whatever it takes to keep the American people safe".
"BREAKING. We've observed a one-minute period of sunshine at the NWS Raleigh office", the NWS said on Twitter.
Sep 17 2018
Tropical Storm Isaac Continues To Lose Steam As To Pushes Towards Caribbean
According to the latest Hurricane Florence satellite images , the massive storm is now heading towards North and SC and Virginia. Another system began forming near Hurricane Florence and was forecast at a 20 percent chance of formation over five days.
Sep 17 2018
Tree falling in Florence kills mom, baby — WHAT'S HAPPENING
Ken Graham, the NHC's director, warned the slow pace of the storm exacerbated its danger even to areas outside its immediate path. North Carolina is the largest tobacco grower and ranks second among USA states in hog inventory and producing broiler chickens.
Sep 15 2018
Dozens Of Fires, Explosions Break Out In Massachusetts Towns
But Rivera criticized the gas utility for poor communications and accused the company of "hiding from the problem". Grateful to all our first responders working to help. "Get out of your house and go north of the river".
Sep 15 2018
Isaac appears to be weakening as it heads toward the Caribbean
It's a potentially catastrophic Category 4 storm with 130 miles per hour (215 kph) maximum sustained winds. Current paths show Florence making landfall near Wilmington, N.C., before tracking inland.
Sep 15 2018
Apple Watch Series 4 Hands-On: A Seriously Stunning Screen
That combination of price, design, and features could make it popular with Apple fans who have been holding on to ageing phones . As before, the dual cameras include a wide-angle and a telephoto lens, with are both equipped with optical image stabilisation.
Sep 14 2018
Lexus ES gets new side mirrors
The system goes above and beyond by zooming out or enhancing each view depending on when you signal or put the vehicle in reverse. The Japanese government lead the way in 2016 when it adopted rules allowing automakers to use cameras instead of mirrors.
Sep 14 2018
IPhone XS shows that Apple is now Tim Cook’s company
A dongle is a device used to connect a pair of headphones into a new Apple device, as any pair of non-Apple headphones don't fit. It consumes less power by running 40-50% more efficiently, performance is 15% faster and app launch speed gets a 30% boost.
Sep 09 2018
Vladimir Putin invites Kim Jong-un to Russian Federation
Russian Federation and North Korea share a small border on Putin's nations Pacific coast - with a frontier of just 11 miles. This year's celebrations also mark the revival of North Korea's iconic mass games after a five-year hiatus.
Sep 08 2018
Thiem: Nadal defeat will stick in my mind forever
It was the second time Nadal played a 4 hours + match, with his third round win over Karen Khachanov ending at 4 hours 23 minutes. Dominic Thiem , of Austria, reacts after losing a point to Rafael Nadal , of Spain, during the quarterfinals of the U.S.
Sep 08 2018
US, Canada making 'good progress' on revised NAFTA
Canada and the US remain far apart on several issues including dairy, culture and the Chapter 19 dispute resolution mechanism. Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has repeatedly said that hisnegotiating team will defend the country's dairy policies.
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