Florence Hurricane swept east of America .. video
Four people, including a woman and her infant, were killed when a tree fell on their home in Wilmington, North Carolina, in the eastern United States when Hurricane Florence swept through the streets on Friday and flooded the streets with heavy rain and sea levels.
In the Binder area of North Carolina, authorities said a woman died of a heart attack and could not be reached by medics after the cyclone debris had blocked roads. The state governor’s office said a fourth person killed in Lenoir County was electrocuted.
The White House said on Friday that President Donald Trump was expected to head to areas hit by Hurricane Florence next week once he was sure his visit would not impede any rescue effort.
Hurricane Florence slowed down after arriving on land, suggesting it would continue to hit the area with torrents for days.
The hurricane-driven waters from the ocean swept through the town of New Bern.
Local officials said: More than 60 people, including children, were evacuated as well as pets from a hotel in Jacksonville, North Carolina, after wind blew parts of the roof.
North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper said the hurricane was expected to cover nearly all of North Carolina with water several feet high.
The force of the storm was weakened to a Category 1 hurricane on Thursday evening, before reaching landfall.
Some of 10 million people may be affected by the cyclone and over one million have been ordered to evacuate the coasts of North and South Carolina.
Activists on social networking sites circulated a video of Hurricane Florence that hits parts of the United States.
Many experts and specialists said Hurricane Florence was one of the most serious hurricanes that hit the United States in recent years.
The hurricane’s strength fell within a few days until experts warned of major flooding.
The cyclone has hit the coast of North Carolina and is expected to shift southward.
The United States declared a state of emergency and evacuated many residents.