5 Facts Of Hurricane Florence:
Heavy rain led to flooding on the streets of North Carolina, stormy winds caused grave damage to trees and stoplights flickered as the Hurricane Florence battered coastal areas.
Over 1,50,000 homes are reportedly living without power and raging waters hit and rushed across coastal roads in seaside communities.
About 1.7 million people in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia are under voluntary or mandatory evacuation orders.
South Carolina's popular Myrtle Beach has virtually been deserted with empty streets and very little traffic in wake of Hurricane Florence.
North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Maryland and Virginia have declared a state of emergency.
(With Inputs From AFP)