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Hurricane Florence strikes Carolinas

Obrad Gavrilovic peers out the window of his flooded home while considering whether to leave with his wife and pets, as waters rise in Bolivia, North Carolina, September 15, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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Obrad Gavrilovic peers out the window of his flooded home while considering whether to leave with his wife and pets, as waters rise in Bolivia, North Carolina, September 15, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

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Susan Hedgpeth hugs her dog Cooper, as they go to higher ground via the United States Coast Guard in Lumberton, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Randall Hill
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Susan Hedgpeth hugs her dog Cooper, as they go to higher ground via the United States Coast Guard in Lumberton, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Randall Hill

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Coast Guard members inspect the flood waters in the neighborhood of Mayfair in Lumberton, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Miczek
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Coast Guard members inspect the flood waters in the neighborhood of Mayfair in Lumberton, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Miczek

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U.S. Marines help in evacuating people stranded in Jacksonville, North Carolina, September 15, 2018.

U.S. Marine Corps/Pfc. Nello Miele/via REUTERS
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U.S. Marines help in evacuating people stranded in Jacksonville, North Carolina, September 15, 2018. U.S. Marine Corps/Pfc. Nello Miele/via REUTERS

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Residents help an elderly man evacuate a flooding trailer community in Lumberton, North Carolina, September 15, 2018. REUTERS/Randall Hill
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Residents help an elderly man evacuate a flooding trailer community in Lumberton, North Carolina, September 15, 2018. REUTERS/Randall Hill

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An abandoned car\u0027s hazard lights continue to flash as it sits submerged in a rising flood waters during pre-dawn hours after Hurricane Florence struck in Wilmington, North Carolina, September 15, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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An abandoned car's hazard lights continue to flash as it sits submerged in a rising flood waters during pre-dawn hours after Hurricane Florence struck in Wilmington, North Carolina, September 15, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Sep 16, 2018 10:10 PM IST
A shirtless Jordan McKeon and his friend Nathaniel Harrison try to free a stalled car that became stranded in rising flood waters while trying to cross an inundated bridge, in Boiling Spring Lakes, North Carolina, September 15, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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A shirtless Jordan McKeon and his friend Nathaniel Harrison try to free a stalled car that became stranded in rising flood waters while trying to cross an inundated bridge, in Boiling Spring Lakes, North Carolina, September 15, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

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Flood waters lap at a high water warning sign that was partially pushed over by Hurricane Florence on Oak Island, North Carolina, September 15, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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Flood waters lap at a high water warning sign that was partially pushed over by Hurricane Florence on Oak Island, North Carolina, September 15, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Sep 16, 2018 10:10 PM IST
During a driving rain, Maggie Belgie of The Cajun Navy, carries a child evacuating a flooding trailer community during Hurricane Florence in Lumberton, North Carolina, September 15, 2018. REUTERS/Randall Hill
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During a driving rain, Maggie Belgie of The Cajun Navy, carries a child evacuating a flooding trailer community during Hurricane Florence in Lumberton, North Carolina, September 15, 2018. REUTERS/Randall Hill

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A boat that washed onto a marshy area is pictured after Hurricane Florence struck Wilmington, North Carolina, September 15, 2018. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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A boat that washed onto a marshy area is pictured after Hurricane Florence struck Wilmington, North Carolina, September 15, 2018. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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A gas station with its roof blown off in Wilmington, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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A gas station with its roof blown off in Wilmington, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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A wall is pictured after it fell down on Carolina Beach, North Carolina, September 15, 2018. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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A wall is pictured after it fell down on Carolina Beach, North Carolina, September 15, 2018. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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Boats pushed away from the dock are seen on a street during the passing of Hurricane Florence in the town of New Bern, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Boats pushed away from the dock are seen on a street during the passing of Hurricane Florence in the town of New Bern, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Sep 16, 2018 10:10 PM IST
A woman in a wheelchair and attached to a breathing tube is rescued by members of the U.S. Army during the passing of Hurricane Florence in the town of New Bern, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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A woman in a wheelchair and attached to a breathing tube is rescued by members of the U.S. Army during the passing of Hurricane Florence in the town of New Bern, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

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A man looks at a boat in a backyard after it was pushed away from the dock during the passing of Hurricane Florence in the town of New Bern, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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A man looks at a boat in a backyard after it was pushed away from the dock during the passing of Hurricane Florence in the town of New Bern, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

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A man walks through flooded streets during the passing of Hurricane Florence in the town of New Bern, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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A man walks through flooded streets during the passing of Hurricane Florence in the town of New Bern, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Sep 16, 2018 10:10 PM IST
Water from the Neuse river floods the houses during the pass of Hurricane Florence the town of New Bern, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Water from the Neuse river floods the houses during the pass of Hurricane Florence the town of New Bern, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

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Water from the Neuse river floods houses during the passing of Hurricane Florence in the town of New Bern, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Water from the Neuse river floods houses during the passing of Hurricane Florence in the town of New Bern, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

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People are rescued by members of the U.S. Army during the passing of Hurricane Florence in the town of New Bern, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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People are rescued by members of the U.S. Army during the passing of Hurricane Florence in the town of New Bern, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Sep 16, 2018 10:10 PM IST
A destroyed bathroom seen in a home on which a tree landed after it was toppled by Hurricane Florence in Wilmington, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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A destroyed bathroom seen in a home on which a tree landed after it was toppled by Hurricane Florence in Wilmington, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Sep 16, 2018 10:10 PM IST
A downed tree rests on a house during the passing of Hurricane Florence in the town of Wilson, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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A downed tree rests on a house during the passing of Hurricane Florence in the town of Wilson, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Sep 16, 2018 10:10 PM IST
People sit at a bar that has no power and drink during a \
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People sit at a bar that has no power and drink during a "Hurricane Party" as Hurricane Florence comes ashore on Wilmington, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Sep 16, 2018 10:10 PM IST
Leaves, branches and other debris surround and cover a sports car after Hurricane Florence hit Wilmington, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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Leaves, branches and other debris surround and cover a sports car after Hurricane Florence hit Wilmington, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Sep 16, 2018 10:10 PM IST
A man sits on a park bench in a flooded park as the Cape Fear River rises above its usual height in Wilmington, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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A man sits on a park bench in a flooded park as the Cape Fear River rises above its usual height in Wilmington, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

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Vehicles are seen as members of the U.S. Army work rescue people during the passing of Hurricane Florence in the town of New Berg, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Vehicles are seen as members of the U.S. Army work rescue people during the passing of Hurricane Florence in the town of New Berg, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Sep 16, 2018 10:10 PM IST
A view of a gas station with its roof blown off as Hurricane Florence comes ashore in Wilmington, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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A view of a gas station with its roof blown off as Hurricane Florence comes ashore in Wilmington, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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Search and Rescue workers from New York rescue a man from flooding caused by Hurricane Florence in River Bend, North Carolina, in this September 14, 2018 handout photo. NYC Emergency Management/Handout via REUTERS
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Search and Rescue workers from New York rescue a man from flooding caused by Hurricane Florence in River Bend, North Carolina, in this September 14, 2018 handout photo. NYC Emergency Management/Handout via REUTERS

Sep 16, 2018 10:10 PM IST
Flamingos are sheltered as a part of Storm Florence preparations at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden in South Carolina, September 13, 2018. Riverbanks Zoo And Garden/via REUTERS
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Flamingos are sheltered as a part of Storm Florence preparations at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden in South Carolina, September 13, 2018. Riverbanks Zoo And Garden/via REUTERS

Sep 16, 2018 10:10 PM IST
A vehicle navigates a flooded Ocean Boulevard during Hurricane Florence in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Randall Hill
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A vehicle navigates a flooded Ocean Boulevard during Hurricane Florence in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Randall Hill

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Hurricane Florence is pictured off the east coast of the United States in this September 13, 2018 satellite handout photo. NASA/Handout via REUTERS
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Hurricane Florence is pictured off the east coast of the United States in this September 13, 2018 satellite handout photo. NASA/Handout via REUTERS

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A fallen tree lies atop the crushed roof of a fast food restaurant after the arrival of Hurricane Florence in Wilmington, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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A fallen tree lies atop the crushed roof of a fast food restaurant after the arrival of Hurricane Florence in Wilmington, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

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A videographer films fallen traffic lights after the arrival of Hurricane Florence in Wilmington, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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A videographer films fallen traffic lights after the arrival of Hurricane Florence in Wilmington, North Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Sep 16, 2018 10:10 PM IST
Matt Stone of Surfside Beach checks out the winds on the beach during Hurricane Florence in Surfside Beach, South Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Randall Hill
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Matt Stone of Surfside Beach checks out the winds on the beach during Hurricane Florence in Surfside Beach, South Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Randall Hill

Sep 16, 2018 10:10 PM IST
Lane Pittman of Jacksonville, Florida, stands in the wind and rain along Ocean Boulevard during Hurricane Florence in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Randall Hill
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Lane Pittman of Jacksonville, Florida, stands in the wind and rain along Ocean Boulevard during Hurricane Florence in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Randall Hill

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Waves are seen coming ashore in Avon, North Carolina September 13, 2018.

 Jason Cole photography in Avon, NC/via REUTERS
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Waves are seen coming ashore in Avon, North Carolina September 13, 2018. Jason Cole photography in Avon, NC/via REUTERS

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The Union Point Park Complex is seen flooded as the Hurricane Florence comes ashore in New Bern, North Carolina September 13, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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The Union Point Park Complex is seen flooded as the Hurricane Florence comes ashore in New Bern, North Carolina September 13, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Sep 16, 2018 10:10 PM IST
A couple taking pictures on the banks of the Cape Fear River contend with gusts as their umbrella breaks, before the arrival of Hurricane Florence in Wilmington, North Carolina September 13, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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A couple taking pictures on the banks of the Cape Fear River contend with gusts as their umbrella breaks, before the arrival of Hurricane Florence in Wilmington, North Carolina September 13, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Sep 16, 2018 10:10 PM IST
Water from Neuse River starts flooding houses as the Hurricane Florence comes ashore in New Bern, North Carolina September 13, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Water from Neuse River starts flooding houses as the Hurricane Florence comes ashore in New Bern, North Carolina September 13, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

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A man drives his vehicle around the Union Point Park Complex through floodwaters as the Hurricane Florence comes ashore in New Bern, North Carolina September 13, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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A man drives his vehicle around the Union Point Park Complex through floodwaters as the Hurricane Florence comes ashore in New Bern, North Carolina September 13, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Sep 16, 2018 10:10 PM IST
A woman runs past boarded up and taped store fronts during the initial rains before the full arrival of Hurricane Florence in Wilmington, North Carolina September 13, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
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A woman runs past boarded up and taped store fronts during the initial rains before the full arrival of Hurricane Florence in Wilmington, North Carolina September 13, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Sep 16, 2018 10:10 PM IST
A view of Hurricane Florence is shown churning in the Atlantic Ocean in a west, north-westerly direction heading for the eastern coastline of the United States, taken by cameras outside the International Space Station, September 12. NASA/via REUTERS
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A view of Hurricane Florence is shown churning in the Atlantic Ocean in a west, north-westerly direction heading for the eastern coastline of the United States, taken by cameras outside the International Space Station, September 12. NASA/via REUTERS

Sep 16, 2018 10:10 PM IST
People are seen inside a shelter run by Red Cross before Hurricane Florence comes ashore in Grantsboro, North Carolina September 13, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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People are seen inside a shelter run by Red Cross before Hurricane Florence comes ashore in Grantsboro, North Carolina September 13, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Sep 16, 2018 10:10 PM IST
Latonya Willis of Wilmington, holds her 17 month-old son Ayden with her other children Kaiden and Dailyn in tow before heading out on a evacuation bus ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Florence in Wilmington, North Carolina September 12, 2018. REUTERS/Randall Hill
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Latonya Willis of Wilmington, holds her 17 month-old son Ayden with her other children Kaiden and Dailyn in tow before heading out on a evacuation bus ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Florence in Wilmington, North Carolina September 12, 2018. REUTERS/Randall Hill

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