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US Tropical Storm Isaias Photos Reveal Widespread Damage, Flooding in Carolinas

15:05  04 august  2020
15:05  04 august  2020 Source:   newsweek.com

Hurricane Isaias reaches the Bahamas before hitting Florida

 Hurricane Isaias reaches the Bahamas before hitting Florida © Supplied by Le Point isaias, hurricane Hurricane Isaias is becoming more and more threatening. It went overnight from Thursday to Friday from tropical storm status to category 1 hurricane (out of 5) , with winds blowing up to 130 km / h, according to the latest bulletin from the National Center for hurricanes (NHC) at 8 p.m. (midnight GMT).

Tropical Storm Isaias (ees-ah-EE-ahs) will race northward near the East Coast through late Tuesday with damaging winds, flooding rainfall and tornadoes. Life-threatening flash flooding and urban flooding is expected in these areas. Flash flooding is also possible as far north as eastern New York

Tropical Storm Isaias is working its way up the southeast coast of the U.S. and is expected to make landfall in the Carolinas late Monday night. With winds around 70 mph, the storm would have to strengthen a bit to make landfall as a Category 1 hurricane with winds of 74-95 mph.

The Carolinas suffered damage and flooding when Tropical Storm Isaias hit the states on Monday. Though Isaias later weakened from a hurricane to a tropical storm, the Carolinas faced heavy rainfall and strong winds yesterday.

Coastal areas on the border between North Carolina and South Carolina have reported damage and flooding. Multiple houses have caught on fire in the Ocean Isle Beach area in North Carolina, while coastal towns in South Carolina faced flooding.

Covid-19 and hurricane Isaias: the two battles of Florida

 Covid-19 and hurricane Isaias: the two battles of Florida © FERIA / REUTERS The city of Miami in Florida (United States), on August 1, 2020, which is preparing to face Hurricane Isaias while being already hit hard by the coronavirus epidemic. Florida is preparing this Sunday, August 2 for the passage of Isaias, the hurricane which dumped torrential rains on the Bahamas the day before. It could regain its strength and test the emergency services of one of the states worst affected by the Covid-19 epidemic in the United States.

Isaias will head toward the Carolinas late Monday into Tuesday. Storm surge flooding , strong wind Isaias is forecast to maintain its intensity as a strong tropical storm or may tick up a bit to briefly The heavy rainfall could trigger flash flooding in some of these areas. Minor to isolated moderate river

Tropical storm watches and warnings now stretch from Florida to parts of the southern New England coast as Tropical Storm Isaias hovers off the Florida coast. "But a lot of rain is expected to fall at once, so be on alert for flash flooding and river flooding ." Widespread power outages should be

Tropical Storm Isaias is moving northward through the east coast. Forecasters warn that more flash and urban flooding is possible, and could be significant in the eastern Carolinas. Widespread minor to moderate river flooding is also possible across the Carolinas.

Photos taken in South Carolina last night reveal the floodwaters on Ocean Blvd. in Myrtle Beach and show people walked through the flooded street.

North Carolina also suffered damage to buildings, especially in Southport and the surrounding coastal areas, including Ocean Isle Beach.

Florida prepares for Tropical Storm Isaias as it moves up U.S. East Coast

  Florida prepares for Tropical Storm Isaias as it moves up U.S. East Coast The storm is expected to reach Florida on Sunday before heading north towards the Carolinas and eventually New York.With maximum sustained winds of 65 mph, the storm was downgraded form a hurricane Saturday afternoon. It moved over the Straits of Florida Saturday night before approaching the southeast coast of Florida early Sunday.

Flash flooding and tornadoes are possible. Hurricane Isaias made landfall in southern North Carolina late Monday night, hours after strengthening into a Category 1 hurricane. Widespread power outages are also expected. To try to enforce social distancing, shelters in North Carolina will

Isaias is bringing rough surf to parts of Florida with a tropical storm warning in place along the Atlantic coast. As a precaution, one hospital along the water transported coronavirus patients to another hospital 35 miles inland. NBC’s Kerry Sanders reports for Sunday TODAY from Singer Island, Florida.

Journalist Kendall McGee shared a photo of the damage to a monument outside the Southport Baptist Church, as well as a photo of the damage to a building in Oak Island.

McGee said: "Floodwaters have receded some but there's plenty of damage to homes and debris scattered around. Sheriff confirms the people inside this house are safe. You can smell propane."

Journalist John Smist shared a photo of the damage to a building in downtown Southport, which appeared to show bricks on the ground.

United States. Hurricane Isaias hits North Carolina, risk of deadly rains

 United States. Hurricane Isaias hits North Carolina, risk of deadly rains © JOE RAEDLE / AFP Tropical storm Isaias approaching the coast of Florida, after causing heavy damage in Puerto Rico, the August 1, 2020. Hurricane Isaias struck Monday, August 3 in the evening on the state of North Carolina, in the southeastern United States, bringing potentially deadly heavy rains and flooding risks. despite a loss of potency from depression. Accompanied by winds of up to 140 km / h, Isaias made landfall near Ocean Isle Beach at 11:10 pm (0310 GMT Tuesday).

Tropical Storm Isaias had maximum sustained winds of 70 mph (110 kph) and was expected to The Breconshire was a cargo ship that ran aground in 1894. (AP Photo /Wilfredo Lee). Over the weekend, Isaias brought heavy rain and flooding to Florida as officials kept a close eye on the storm while

Tropical Storm Isaias ’s path now includes vacation destinations in the Carolinas that are usually popular with tourists at this time of year — but the coronavirus outbreak has left them struggling. The Two Meeting Street Inn, a waterfront bed-and-breakfast in Charleston, S.C., closed in March because

PM Breaking News shared a video taken in Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina, that appeared to show houses on fire.

Horry Fire Rescue confirmed that there multiple structures on fire in the Ocean Isle Beach area and shared photos of houses on fire.

Meteorologist Kat Campbell shared another photo of a house on fire in the Ocean Isle Beach area.

The Brunswick Sheriff Office shared multiple photos of downed trees, with some having fallen on powerlines. The sheriff reported downed trees on Longwood Road, Funston Road, Sellers Road, Old Ocean Hwy, Seaside Road and Crabapple, among other locations.

Jay Dobensky shared photos of floods in Oak Island and said: "My friend's sister-in-law's car floated out and beaten up [between] the supports and debris. Hopefully the hybrid isn't flooded, still too risky to inspect. Daylight will surely tell a lot!"

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