Weather Floods

  • LUMBERTON, N.C., Oct 10- Hundreds of people were rescued by boat and helicopter as floodwaters inundated North Carolina towns on Monday in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, and officials warned that life-threatening flooding from swollen rivers would continue for days. In the United States, the number of fatalities rose to at least 23, with nearly half in North...

  • CHICAGO, Oct 10- The U.S. daily hog slaughter on Monday dropped more than 50,000 head, which industry sources attributed to possible plant closures in the Carolinas after Hurricane Matthew deluged the East Coast over the weekend. Smithfield Foods, the world's largest pork processor and hog producer, said its employees were working around the clock to determine...

  • LUMBERTON, N.C., Oct 10- Hundreds of people were rescued by boat and helicopter as floodwaters inundated North Carolina towns on Monday in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, and officials warned that life-threatening flooding from swollen rivers would continue for days. In the United States, the number of fatalities rose to at least 22, with nearly half in North...

  • CAROLINA BEACH, N.C., Oct 10- Floodwaters left hundreds of people stranded in their homes and on rooftops in North Carolina early on Monday, and officials warned life-threatening flooding from swollen rivers would continue for days after Hurricane Matthew ravaged the southeastern United States. In the United States, the death toll rose to at least 21 people...

  • CAROLINA BEACH, N.C., Oct 10- Residents of the southeastern United States ravaged by Hurricane Matthew turned their focus on Monday toward recovery and clean-up, but officials in several states warned that deadly flooding could continue as swollen rivers crest in the coming days. While power was being restored in some areas, 1.6 million people were without...

  • CAROLINA BEACH, N.C., Oct 10- Residents of the southeastern United States ravaged by Hurricane Matthew turned their focus on Monday toward recovery and clean-up, but officials in several states warned that deadly flooding could continue as rain swollen rivers crest in coming days. While power was being restored in some areas, 1.6 million people were without...

  • CAROLINA BEACH, N.C., Oct 9- Emergency crews in boats rescued hundreds of people from floodwaters and plucked others from rooftops by helicopter in North Carolina as former hurricane Matthew flooded much of the U.S. President Barack Obama declared a state of emergency in Georgia and Florida, freeing up federal money to help the states repair damaged...

  • Oct 9- The number of homes and businesses without power after Hurricane Matthew pummeled the U.S. Matthew, the first major hurricane to hit the United States in more than 10 years, lashed Florida, Georgia, North and South Carolina and Virginia with heavy rain and wind, after killing almost 900 people in Haiti as it swept north through the Caribbean.

  • CHARLESTON, S.C./ SAVANNAH, Ga., Oct 9- Hurricane Matthew slammed into North Carolina and Virginia on Sunday, packing a diminished yet still potent punch as it caused major flooding and widespread power outages along the U.S. Now weakened, the most powerful Atlantic storm since 2007 unleashed torrential rains and powerful winds as it churned slowly north after...

  • CHARLESTON, S.C./ SAVANNAH, Ga., Oct 9- Hurricane Matthew slammed into North Carolina and Virginia on Sunday, packing a diminished yet still potent punch as it caused major flooding and widespread power outages along the U.S. Now weakened, the most powerful Atlantic storm since 2007 unleashed torrential rains and powerful winds as it churned slowly north after...

  • CHARLESTON, S.C./ SAVANNAH, Ga., Oct 8- Hurricane Matthew slammed into South Carolina on Saturday, packing a diminished yet still potent punch after killing almost 900 people in Haiti and causing major flooding and widespread power outages as it skirted Florida and Georgia. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Matthew passed over Myrtle Beach, South...

  • CHARLESTON, S.C./ SAVANNAH, Ga., Oct 8- Hurricane Matthew slammed into South Carolina on Saturday, packing a diminished yet still potent punch after killing almost 900 people in Haiti and causing major flooding and widespread power outages as it skirted Florida and Georgia. Now weakened, the most powerful Atlantic storm since 2007 unleashed torrential rains and...

  • CHARLESTON, S.C./ SAVANNAH, Ga., Oct 8- Hurricane Matthew slammed into South Carolina on Saturday, packing a diminished yet still powerful punch after killing almost 900 people in Haiti and causing major flooding and widespread power outages as it skirted Florida and Georgia. Now weakened, the most powerful Atlantic storm since 2007 left flooding and wind damage...

  • *Hurricane kills at least 877 people in Haiti, 10 in United States. CHARLESTON, S.C./ SAVANNAH, Ga., Oct 8- Hurricane Matthew slammed into South Carolina on Saturday, packing a diminished yet still powerful punch after killing almost 900 people in Haiti and causing major flooding and widespread power outages as it skirted Florida and Georgia. Now weakened, the most...

  • *Hurricane kills at least 877 in Haiti. CHARLESTON, S.C./ SAVANNAH, Ga., Oct 8- Hurricane Matthew slammed into South Carolina on Saturday, packing a diminished yet still powerful punch after killing almost 900 people in Haiti and causing major flooding and widespread power outages as it skirted Florida and Georgia. Now weakened, the most powerful Atlantic storm...

  • JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla./ CHARLESTON, S.C., Oct 8- H urricane Matthew slammed into South Carolina on Saturday, packing a diminished yet still powerful punch after killing almost 900 people in Haiti and causing major flooding and widespread power outages as it skirted Florida and Georgia. The most powerful Atlantic storm since 2007 left flooding and wind damage in...

  • JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla./ CHARLESTON, S.C., Oct 8- H urricane Matthew slammed into South Carolina on Saturday, packing a diminished yet still powerful punch after killing almost 900 people in Haiti and causing major flooding and widespread power outages as it skirted Florida and Georgia. The most powerful Atlantic storm since 2007 left flooding and wind damage in...

  • JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla./ CHARLESTON, S.C., Oct 8- H urricane Matthew made landfall on the U.S. coast in South Carolina on Saturday, packing a diminished yet still powerful punch after killing almost 900 people in Haiti and causing major flooding and widespread power outages in the U.S. The storm, which left flooding and wind damage in Florida, soaked coastal Georgia...

  • HURRICANE MATTHEW RESULTING IN "SERIOUS INLAND FLOODING EVENT"- NHC.

  • JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla./ CHARLESTON, S.C., Oct 8- H urricane Matthew barreled northward toward the Carolinas on Saturday, packing a diminished yet still-powerful punch after killing almost 900 people in Haiti and causing major flooding and widespread power outages in the U.S. The storm, which left flooding and wind damage in Florida, was soaking coastal Georgia...