Facing hurricane floodwaters, US town takes lessons from the past

September 16, 2018 6:33 PM

Grifton (Etats-Unis) (AFP) - Hidden in North Carolina's coastal plain, Contentnea Creek is a local treasure, a place to fish, paddle and birdwatch -- but after Hurricane Florence's torrential rains, the stream has morphed into a menace. Waters in this tributary of the Neuse River are now dangerously close to the small bridge providing access to the tranquil, rural village of Grifton, population 2,500. Deadly Hurricane Florence has weakened. Continue Reading


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