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.
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.