PBS NewsHour

North Carolina’s Florence flood disaster is growing

Clip: 09/17/2018 | 3m 57s

Flooding from Florence has drowned out more than 1,500 roads across eastern North Carolina, temporarily cutting off the city of Wilmington over the weekend, as the waters continue to rise. Other areas are still unreachable. Forecasts show heavy flooding could reach 250 miles inland, bringing tragedy and potential environmental disaster with it. William Brangham reports.

Aired: 09/17/18

Rating: NR

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