Hurricane Florence: US Governor Warns Displaced Resident Against Returning Home

Volunteer Amber Hersel from the Civilian Crisis Response Team helps rescue 7-year-old Keiyana Cromartie and her family from their flooded home September 14, 2018 in James City, United States. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/AFP

 

The governor of North Carolina on Saturday warned residents displaced by a killer storm against returning home because of the dangers posed by rising floodwaters.

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“Know that water is rising fast everywhere, even in places that don’t typically flood,” said Governor Roy Cooper. “This system is unloading epic amounts of rainfall: in some places, measured in feet, not inches.”

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He added that five deaths have been officially confirmed as a result of Florence — which made landfall Friday as a Category 1 hurricane but has since been downgraded to a tropical storm — and that several others were under investigation.

AFP

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