WORLD Isaias makes landfall in North Carolina as Category 1 hurricane

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Isaias makes landfall in North Carolina as Category 1 hurricane

AFP

11:56, August 04, 2020

Hurricane Isaias slammed into North Carolina Monday as a category one storm, with winds of up to 85 miles (140 kilometers) an hour, the US National Hurricane Center said.

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A man walks across the street in downtown North Myrtle Beach as Tropical Storm Isaias approaches the South Carolina coastline on August 3, 2020. (Photo: AFP)

The storm came ashore in the southern part of the state near Ocean Isle Beach at 11:10 pm (0310 GMT Tuesday).

Meteorologists warned of heavy rain and potentially life-threatening storm surges.

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