As hurricane Florence hits the Carolina coast, photos of its disastrous results have been hitting social media. It does not look good at all and officials say it could get worse.
Hurricane Florence @ midnight 9.13.18— Michelle 🦄 (@chromatichues) September 14, 2018
Pungo River is raging across Belhaven, NC
Stay safe y’all! pic.twitter.com/zYbKCKBLnY
This comes as reports claimed that a 90mph category 1 storm hit New Bern with a flood that has left no less than 150 people stranded with 18,000 in darkness from power failures.
The pictures and Snapchat videos reveal considerable damage done to homes.
Earlier. reports claimed that 1 million plus people had fled their homes as hurricane Florence approached. It was estimated that the storm would reach a category 5 level 155mph before it hit.
to everyone who is going to be affected by hurricane florence, please stay safe and be cautious. i send my thoughts and prayers ♡— yugyeom archive (@kygarchive) September 14, 2018
Hurricane Florence is about to make landfall as a category one. Oh the humanity.— JWS (@Jim_S_Jersey) September 14, 2018
Please stay safe I hope all of you get through Florence safe and sound!— Lisa (@L1aa_) September 14, 2018
According to ABC news, it is currently slow-moving as it heads towards the northwest at a speed of 6mph. But, heavy rains have continued and are expected to last through the weekend.