Million Chickens Drown In Flooding From Florence

1.7 million chickens drown as NC rivers swollen by Florence

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U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday promised that North and SC would have strong federal support as they recovered from the devastation of Hurricane Florence, whose floodwaters continue to threaten the region.

In South Carolina, workers with electricity provider Santee Cooper erected a temporary dike in hopes of preventing flooding of an old coal ash dump at the demolished Grainger Generating Station near Conway. "Whatever you need from Washington, we are there", Trump told state and local officials at a briefing. Water is responsible for the vast majority of deaths in hurricanes and tropical storms, but that hazard isn't included in the system forecasters used when they described the storm as a "Category 1 hurricane" at landfall.

The slow-moving storm has since been downgraded to a tropical depression and moved into the US northeast.

Florence has already killed at least 35 people, including 26 in North Carolina and eight in SC where local media reported that two mental health patients drowned on Tuesday when the sheriff's van the women were in crashed.

The latest victims were two women in SC who drowned on Tuesday when a sheriff's department van in which they were riding was swept away by floodwaters.

"While there are more than 3,000 active lagoons in the state that have been unaffected by the storm, we remain concerned about the potential impact of these record-shattering floods", said Andy Curliss, chief executive of the North Carolina Pork Council.

LINDEN, NC - SEPTEMBER 18: A home is seen inundated with water from cresting rivers from the rains caused by Hurricane Florence as it passed through the area on September 18, 2018 in Linden, North Carolina. The city of 200,000 is near the Fort Bragg Army base in the southern part of the state. Tuesday morning the river stands inches below 60 feet. Sixteen North Carolina rivers were at major flood stage Tuesday, with an additional three forecasted to peak by Thursday.

Kinston Police in North Carolina also posted a video on Facebook showing clumps of fire ants in flood waters, warning residents to stay safe.

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A wall of concrete barriers and plastic sheets is being built along U.S. Highway 501 to save the main road into Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, from going underwater.

Flooding could begin early next week, officials said during a community meeting on Thursday, as water continues to drain into rivers and reservoirs across North and SC. Another 25 of the pits containing animal feces and urine have either suffered structural damage, had wastewater levels go over their tops from heavy rains or had been swamped by floodwaters.

Chicken farm buildings are inundated with floodwater from Hurricane Florence near Trenton, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. North Carolina is one of the leading hog-producing states in the country.

Remnants of Hurricane Florence continue to threaten the east coast with torrential rain and flood risks.

Trump, who has been criticized for the federal government's handling of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico past year, told officials at a briefing before going to the Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point in Havelock, North Carolina, "We're going to be there 100 percent".

The town has largely been cut off by flooding from the still-rising Lumber River, which was expected to crest on Wednesday.

He walked through a neighbourhood lined with discarded wet furniture, hugging residents and posing for pictures.

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