Top 10 Images of Hurricane Florence Devastation

More than 1 million people were under mandatory evacuation orders as Hurricane Florence crawled toward the East Coast. By Thursday afternoon Sept. 13, Florence’s wind speeds had dropped, and the storm was classified as a Category 2. Florence slowly ravaged the region, flooding cities, endangering communities from the coastline to the rugged mountains.The perils stretched across North Carolina and South Carolina.

Hurricane Florence Aftermath - New Bern NC

Resident Joseph Eudi looks at flood debris and storm damage from Hurricane Florence at a home on East Front Street in New Bern, N.C

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Rising flood waters approach the roof of a home in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, in Leland, North Carolina, US

A hog farm is inundated with floodwaters from Florence near Trenton, North Carolina, Sunday, September 16

A pig farm is flooded near Trenton North Carolina.

Chicken farm buildings near Trenton North Carolina

Portions of a boat dock and boardwalk are destroyed by powerful wind and waves from Hurricane Florence in Atlantic Beach

A sailboat is shoved up against a house and a collapsed garage Saturday, September 15 after heavy wind and rain from Florence

A sailboat is shoved up against a house and a collapsed garage by the high winds and heavy rain from Hurricane Florence

Damaged mobile home from the winds of Hurricane Florence in the Jacksonville North Carolina area.

Trenton, North Carolina, is pictured Sunday inundated with floodwaters from Florence 

Trenton N.C. is inundated by flood waters from Hurricane Florence

Two people in a canoe paddle through a street that was flooded by Hurricane Florence Saturday north of New Bern, North Carolina 

Two people paddle through the streets of flooded New Bern North Carolina

Homes and a marina flooded due to high tides and rain in Jacksonville North Carolina

 

 

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