Dam breach retires power plant in North Carolina

Boatswain's Mate Dimitri Georgoulopoulos looks out as members of a punt team with the Coast Guard perform searches through flood waters in the May Fair neighborhood in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence

McMaster also says while the sun is shining and the rain is over, the worst is still to come. Of those, 27 died in North Carolina, including in Duplin County, where the Sandersons live.

With the Great Pee Dee River receding, state officials said Interstate 95 in SC would reopen after a safety check, but travelers couldn't get very far since the highway was still closed in North Carolina because of the flooded Lumber River.

"They need to be prepared no matter how the skies are looking like, the floods are coming".

"We had to evacuate again, all over again, and got trapped in a bunch of water in a vehicle and nearly lost our lives", she said.

"Georgetown", County Administrator Sel Hemingway tells ABC News.

Poultry is the number one agricultural industry in North Carolina, with a statewide economic impact of $36.6 billion a year, according to the North Carolina Poultry Federation.

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said he knows the damage in his state will add up to billions of dollars, but said with the effects on the storm ongoing, there was no way to make a more accurate estimate.

Speed is key. As livestock carcasses degrade, they release fluids, gases and a slew of toxic chemical, biological and radiological compounds, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has said.

The South Carolina state public safety department said in a Twitter message Thursday evening that the body of an 81-year-old man was found in a pickup truck submerged in water in Dillon county.

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If you do intend to travel, then plan your journey and take extra care, allowing more time for your journey. A total of five flood warnings are in place across England and Wales, and more than 50 flood alerts.

Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang dies at age 61
Vietnam Television reported he suffered from a "serious illness despite efforts by domestic and worldwide doctors and professors". U.S Ambassador Daniel Kritenbrink praised Quang for his contributions to promote relations between the two former foes.

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As floodwaters continued to rise, concerns grew about environmental and health dangers.

McMaster said Friday he had "contacted or attempted to speak personally with the families of everyone who we lost during this crisis, this tragedy", including the families of Newton and Green.

The footprint of flooding from this storm covers much of the same area hit by flooding from Hurricane Matthew in 2016, which only worsens the burden on these farmers.

Trump has also vowed to help the Carolinas, saying he would 'send a lot of money to the area'. "The road may be there, it may not be there".

The Miami Herald never mentioned global warming in 21 stories on Hurricane Florence, Public Citizen found-despite being based in one of the USA cities most vulnerable to climate change.

Three more rivers are expected to swell to critical levels by Thursday as water begins flowing downstream toward the coast. Six days later, flooding remains a problem, with some roads still impassable and some rivers still near cresting.

The company noted it has been excavating the plant's ash ponds since 2014, and has removed about 90 percent of it. "You're going to have to start over, that's all we can do".

The president stopped in North Carolina first, telling officials at a briefing that they will have the federal government's full support.

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