Duke Energy Corp said on Friday that breaches in a cooling lake dam forced it to shut down its natural gas-fired L.V. Sutton plant in North Carolina.
Forecasters grew increasingly anxious about New Bern being flooded by storm surge on the Neuse River the closer Florence got to the coast, and their fears proved to be well-founded: a 10-foot (3-meter) surge was reported in the city, along with more than 16 inches (40 centimeters) of rainfall.
Cooper, meanwhile, has praised efforts of first responders who evacuated people from rising floodwaters. Trump called Florence "one of the most powerful and devastating storms ever to hit our country".
"Major flooding is still occurring across many of our rivers", North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said at a Thursday news conference.
"Now is the time to come together and begin the work of rebuilding our communities and making families whole", Cooper said in a statement.
Towns and cities across the state were filling thousands of sandbags, finalizing evacuation plans and organizing rescue crews as they nervously watched swollen rivers rise near or beyond their flood stages, a week after Florence dumped some three feet of rain on the region. It is feared that the death toll could rise because flooded rivers, swollen by huge rainfalls, are expected to remain risky over the next few days in the Carolinas in the US.
Hewett said the river could crest to its highest historic level - about 62 feet - by Wednesday.
McMaster said Friday he hopes United Health Care's generosity inspires other companies across the state to donate to the One SC Fund to help the recovery from Hurricane Florence's floods. McMaster asked Congressional leaders to hurry federal aid.
Environmental concerns were also continuing to mount.
While the rain subsided, some rivers are still rising, and North and SC officials warn the flooding danger is far from over.
"We've been working to address environmental hazards caused by industrial waste mismanagement in North Carolina for over two decades", said Will Hendrick, Waterkeeper Alliance staff attorney and manager of the Pure Farms, Pure Waters campaign in a statement received by EcoWatch.
Gov. Roy Cooper, a Democrat, said in a news release Thursday that he wanted the legislature to return on October 9 to handle Hurricane Florence relief. The National Hurricane Center said it was monitoring four areas in the Atlantic for signs of a new tropical weather threat.
Thirty-one deaths have been attributed to the storm in North Carolina, eight in SC and one in Virginia.
An investigation has been launched to look into how the error occurred, while the crew have been taken from their current duties. Jet Airways said it has derostered the concerned cockpit crew who will remain off scheduled duties pending an investigation.
In a statement on Monday, Kavanaugh called the allegation by Ford, who is a college professor, "completely false". Sunny Hostin said Ford should be heard because her allegations are "very credible" and "extremely important".
However, coach Pep Guardiola said they could have scored more goals and they must be more clinical in front of the goal. On a day were every City player was allowed space and time , there were no bad performances from any of the players.
All-Star swingman Jimmy Butler has requested a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves , according to a report from The Athletic . However, according to Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic Minnesota, Thibodeau has been resistant to the idea of trading Butler .
Messi scored his second goal only two minutes later when Ivan Rakitic's pass was netted home for Barcelona's third goal. Philippe Coutinho was impressive here and, after a hard debut campaign, Dembele is finding his rhythm, and his place.
The two countries have been at loggerheads since the killing of a Kashmiri freedom fighter, Burhan Wani, in July 2016. But on the other hand, Pakistan has not shown any change in its approach and policy vis-à-vis cross-border terrorism.
He also desires to take the artists with him to convert the entire trip into an art project that will be known as #dearMoon . The announcement about world's first moon tourist was made SpaceX's headquarters in Hawthorne, California, on Tuesday.
After the Supreme Court verdict, the Modi government made a decision to introduce a bill to criminalise the practice. The government will have another six months to get Parliament's approval for the ordinance to become law.
In his one main drive of the half, he helped lead a two-minute drill to a field goal (Yes, the Browns made a field goal!). Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield celebrates a 1-yard touchdown by Cleveland Browns running back Carlos Hyde .
Moon and Kim also teased a potential historic fourth meeting between the two leaders, this time in the South Korean capital. And they agreed to "normalize the Kaesong Industrial complex and Kumgang tourism project as soon as the conditions allow".
Mr Maezawa said it had been his lifelong dream to go into space and that just thinking about the journey got his heart racing. Who will fly with the mystery passenger is among the many questions that Musk is likely to address during the announcement.
Kavanaugh Is Already Reshaping the Supreme Court
GOP leaders threw out those plans and agreed to reconvene next week to hear from Kavanaugh, who denies the allegations, and Ford. Ford said she decided it was her "civic responsibility" to come forward , and now a new hearing will take place.
Loki, Scarlet Witch TV Series Coming To Disney Play
Very few of the Marvel TV series have featured characters from the films despite the shared MCU landscape. Disney will have an army of big-hitters on its side as the company debuts its streaming service in 2019.