Hurricane Florence is still wearing out the Carolinas, where residents have endured an agonizing week of violent winds, torrential rain, widespread flooding, power outages and death. Preliminary estimates say the storm did $22 billion in damage across the region, which would put Florence among the top 10 costliest storms in USA history.
Entire communities, including housing developments, shopping centers, farms, forests and roads, are completely engulfed by water.
More than 300 people remained Monday at a shelter on the campus of the University of North Carolina in Raleigh, the state capital which escaped the brunt of the storm.
Pig waste often gets flushed into nearby lagoons in the state, and because of the heavy rain and flooding from the tropical storm, 21 such pig-manure lagoons "overtopped" and released that pig waste into the environment, according to numbers released by North Carolina's Department of Environmental Quality today (Sept. 19).
He warned South Carolinians to not drive over roads covered with water.
He said he was confident the state would "build our way out" of what he called possibly the "worst disaster" to hit in its history, with the cooperation of "Team South Carolina" and Trump.
During a packed day, a wind-breaker-clad Trump visited both North and SC, distributed meals at a church, walked amid piles of sodden furniture in damaged neighborhoods, offered hugs and handshakes to residents and discussed the response efforts with local and state officials.
In South Carolina, farmers face damage to cotton, peanut and hemp crops, the state said. An 81-year-old man who was found dead inside a auto in Dillon County after it was swept away by water, was among the victims in SC, the department tweeted on Thursday. So far, twenty-seven people are reported to have died from the storm and the resulting flooding, a dam has failed, a coal ash landfill has collapsed, and millions of chickens and thousands of hogs have drowned. In addition to President Trump's promise of full Federal support to help pay for the estimated $22 billion of damage caused by the hurricane, people nationwide are sending in donations to the nonprofit agencies assisting the storm's victims.
Cooper said Thursday there were 31 storm-related deaths statewide.
The National Weather Service issued a flood warning for the Waccamaw River in Conway, which was already at 13.5 feet above flood level on September 19, and was expected to rise by 1.5 feet a day starting September 20.
The Little Pee Dee has crested in some regions at over 46ft (14m) and its flooding has impacted town water supplies, officials say.
The National Weather Service said the river could reach record flood levels late Saturday or early Sunday, and shelters are open.
How much rain fell where you live? Roads remained unsafe, and some were still being closed as swollen rivers emptied toward the ocean.
The MP and other politicians were charged in August after stones were allegedly thrown at President Yoweri Museveni's convoy. Police said that on his arrival, "Bobi Wine will be received at Entebbe International Airport by his immediate family".
At the same time, organic yogurt has 13 grams of sugar , and the least sweet was Greek, in which 100 g, only 5 g of sugar . Only 2% of the children's products surveyed would have earned a "green tick" which indicates its official low sugar level.
He has already said there are at least two other teams he would consider re-signing with if traded to. Butler would like to be traded to Knicks, Nets, Clippers or HEAT so he can be the MAN in a big city.
The team started the new National Football League season with a 21-to-21 tie against the Pittsburgh Steelers. From the sheer joy of Browns fans after a win to the difficulty of opening the fridges, it was all there.
Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno did not do enough on Thursday night to show why he should be in the team, according to Martin Keown. We need players and need to give minutes to players. 'To take a mentality of not conceding easy chances [is important].
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford , who accused Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her in high school. Just as unsurprising: His moral indignation only goes so far as doing exactly what the Republican establishment wants him to do.
Both Afghanistan and Bangladesh will get to know about each other before playing again in the Super Four stage. Electing to bat first, Bangladesh posted 279/8 and then wrapped up Afghanistan's innings for just 138 runs.
Molson Coors Brewing Co.is starting a joint venture with Quebec's Hydropothecary Corp.to develop cannabis drinks in Canada. Moving into this area carries little reputational risk for Coke, said Liberum's von Stackelberg.
Multiple people reported hurt in Syracuse, New York shooting
The shooting reportedly took place at a family memorial gathering to mark the death of a person who had passed away of cancer. Police Chief Frank Fowler told reporters late Thursday that authorities had not identified a suspect or a motive.
Arrested Demonstrating Support For Christine Blasey Ford
Susan Collins of ME and Jeff Flake of Arizona - said that unless Ford testified Monday they would move on to Kavanagh's vote. She continued: "She wishes to testify, provided that we can agree on terms that are fair and which ensure her safety ".
Liverpool 3-2 Paris Saint-Germain
PSG next face Red Star Belgrade, who marked their return to the big time with a 0-0 draw against Napoli. After the Liverpool game, Warnock said: "When you get Daniel fit and firing, you can not ignore him".
Vietnam President dies of serious illness at 61
State media celebrated Quang for his devotion to public service and commitment to the party, which he joined in 1980. He did not appear in public for more than a month previous year , raising questions about his health.
3 children, 2 adults stabbed at unlicensed day care
The two adults were a co-worker at the facility and the father of one of the infants, the officer said. One of girls is in a critical condition, but none of the injuries are believed to be life-threatening.
Apple killing the iPhone SE was a big mistake
That's a 2.2 percent smaller battery than the iPhone X's 2,716mAh cell, but it's 1GB more RAM than the iPhone X's 3GB of RAM. While the iPhone X used this for portrait mode photos and Face ID smarts, it topped out at 600 billion operations per second.
European Union also preparing for 'No Deal Brexit'
An EU official said: "Things did not happen as we expected". "We are ready to improve this proposal", the chief negotiator said. The comments come as the prime minister struggles to secure the support of her own MPs for her so-called Chequers proposals.