Nearly two weeks after Florence made landfall 110 miles up the coast, record flooding is expected where five rivers converge in and near Georgetown. An evacuation has been ordered.
Duke Energy issues an emergency alert at the retired coal-fired Sutton power plant.
As the president helps volunteers at a church in the hard-hit town of New Bern, N.C., that state's governor warns evacuees not to return home because the flooding will get worse in places.
More than 5,000 hogs die as North Carolina farms are swamped. In a related development, release of waste pit contents poses an environmental threat.
Tens of thousands are ordered evacuated from North Carolina communities as rivers are projected to burst their banks and roads to Wilmington are cut off.
There was a plan to save Cairo, Ill., from flooding. But when the rains came, so did hesitance.
Waterlogged hillsides are dangerous. For those who live on them, or further downhill, they can be life-threatening.
Flooding forced evacuations on some islands but damage appears less than feared, despite historic amounts of rain.
Scientists complete the most detailed mass observation of the southern continent so far, and deliver ominous findings.
As the monsoon season begins, the country is already experiencing some of the fastest-recorded sea level rises in the world, according to a report by the U.K.'s Environmental Justice Foundation.