Hurricane Florence: South Carolina residents asked to evacuate coast

Updated:5 months, 1 week ago IST

New Delhi, Sep 11 (ANI): The residents of South Carolina have been ordered to evacuate from the coast as category-4 Hurricane Florence approaches. Eight counties along the coast including Horry, Georgetown, Charleston, Dorchester, Berkeley, Colleton, Beaufort and Jasper are to be evacuated by Tuesday afternoon as decreed by Governor Henry McMaster on Monday, reported Fox News. A state of emergency was declared in the state of South Carolina on Saturday. In an advisory issued by the National Hurricane Centre stated that the Hurricane Florence might have life-threatening impacts. Around one million people are expected to vacate the coasts.

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