Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for FLORENCE-18
in United States

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone FLORENCE-18 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

Name: FLORENCE-18
From - To 31 Aug - 16 Sep
Exposed countries: United States
Exposed population: 1.5 million in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed: 222 km/h, Category 4
Maximum storm surge: 2 m (14 Sep 06:00 UTC)
Vulnerability of affected countries: Low (USA)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 1529 | About casualties: 229 | Last hour: 0

Trump to visit flooded North Carolina in aftermath of Hurricane Floren ...
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 13:37:00 +0200.

, which is bearing the brunt of Florence’s deadly deluge and where rivers are still rising while thousands of homes and roadways remain submerged. Trump’s trip to the state follows criticism for his handling of Hurricane Maria , which deva
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2 detainees drown in sheriff's van amid flooding, brings Florence ...
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 13:31:00 +0200.

CONWAY, S.C. – Two people being transported in a sheriff’s office van in South Carolina died Tuesday when the vehicle was overcome by floodwaters, the Horry County Sheriff's Office confirmed. The vehicle, staffed by two Horry County deputie
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Florence's flooding claims 3.4 million poultry, 5,500 hogs
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 13:27:00 +0200.

(AP) — About 3.4 million chickens and turkeys and 5,500 hogs have been killed in flooding from Florence as rising North Carolina rivers swamped dozens of farm buildings where the animals were being raised for market, according to state offi
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Florence's flooding claims 3.4 million poultry, 5,500 hogs
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 13:25:00 +0200.

About 3.4 million chickens and turkeys and 5,500 hogs have been killed in flooding from Florence as rising North Carolina rivers swamped dozens of farm buildings where the animals were being raised for market, according to state officials.
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMSR (2), JRC (61), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),