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Rising flood waters approach the roof of a home in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, in Leland, North Carolina, US, on September 16, 2018.(Reuters Photo)

Hurricane Florence death toll climbs to 17, flooding fears surge as rivers rise

By Associated Press | Wilmington (NC)
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2018 09:30 PM IST
Tens of thousands were ordered evacuated from communities along the state’s steadily rising rivers — with the Cape Fear, Little River, Lumber, Waccamaw and Pee Dee rivers all projected to burst their banks.
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