Hurricane Isaias makes landfall in North Carolina

Posted on AllSides August 3rd, 2020
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Hurricane Isaias has blasted ashore in North Carolina, crossing the coast 40 miles (65km) south-west of Wilmington.

It made landfall at 23:10 EDT (03:10 GMT on Tuesday) with maximum sustained winds of 85mph (140km/h), the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.

Isaias was downgraded to a tropical storm after hitting islands in the Caribbean, but was recategorised as a category-one hurricane on Monday.

It caused the deaths of two people in the Caribbean.

Isaias is the ninth named storm of the year. The NHC warned earlier Isaias would cause heavy rainfall,...

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