Because of the heavy storm that moved to be a four category degree hurricane ,Florence forced Carolina Authorities to order its citizens about 1million people to evacuate soon.
With the call of warnings one million people will leave their homes now as Florence hurricane attacks the state.
according to Reuters said that Hurricane Florence, the most powerful storm to menace the Carolina coast in nearly three decades, intensified into a Category 4 hurricane on Monday, prompting evacuations of more than 1 million people to higher ground.
With maximum sustained winds of 140 miles per hour (220 kph), Florence was due to get even stronger before making landfall on Thursday, the National Hurricane Center in Miami said.
Authorities worried about the storm’s potential to unleash prolonged torrential rains and widespread flooding across several states, especially if it lingers inland for several days.
It is expected that Florence to be an extremely dangerous major hurricane through Thursday,” the NHC said in its latest bulletin.
Maps of the storm’s trajectory showed it most likely to hit the North Carolina shore near the South Carolina border,making it the most powerful storm to threaten the U.S. mainland this year and the first of its magnitude in 29 years to strike the Carolinas. Emergency declarations were issued by the governors in both states, as well as in Virginia and Maryland.
South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster estimated about 1 million residents were under orders to evacuate the coast of his state. North Carolina has ordered the evacuation of more than 50,000 people from Hatteras and Ocracoke, the southernmost of its Outer Banks barrier islands.