Tuesday 17 September 2019

In Pictures: Millions ordered to evacuate as Hurricane Dorian sparks flood threat

Florida Department of Transportation members work on the A1A closed coastal route of Vilano Beach due to debris and flooding from Hurricane Dorian, in St. Augustine, Florida, U.S., September 4, 2019. REUTERS/Maria Alejandra Cardona
Florida Department of Transportation members work on the A1A closed coastal route of Vilano Beach due to debris and flooding from Hurricane Dorian, in St. Augustine, Florida, U.S., September 4, 2019. REUTERS/Maria Alejandra Cardona
A man's facial hair blows in the wind as he takes a selfie along the waterfront ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Dorian in Charleston, South Carolina, U.S., September 4, 2019. REUTERS/Randall Hill
Emily Hicks (not pictured) of Charleston holds her dog Murphy along the waterfront ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Dorian in Charleston, South Carolina, U.S., September 4, 2019. REUTERS/Randall Hill
Locals withstand the winds of Hurricane Dorian to check out the beaches in Jacksonville, Florida, U.S., September 4, 2019. REUTERS/Maria Alejandra Cardona
Florida Department of Transportation members work on the closed A1A coastal route of Vilano Beach due to debris and flooding from Hurricane Dorian, in St. Augustine, Florida, U.S., September 4, 2019. REUTERS/Maria Alejandra Cardona
Beach erosion and debris are seen due to Hurricane Dorian as the A1A coastal route of Vilano Beach is closed, in St. Augustine, Florida, U.S., September 4, 2019. REUTERS/Maria Alejandra Cardona
The area around houses is seen flooded due to Hurricane Dorian in St. Augustine, Florida, U.S., September 4, 2019. REUTERS/Maria Alejandra Cardona
People walk along the waterfront ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Dorian in Charleston, South Carolina, U.S., September 4, 2019. REUTERS/Randall Hill
A home is wrapped in caution tape as Florida Department of Transportation fixes the debris from Hurricane Dorian in St. Augustine, Florida, U.S., September 4, 2019. REUTERS/Maria Alejandra Cardona
People check out the waterfront ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Dorian in Charleston, South Carolina, U.S., September 4, 2019. REUTERS/Randall Hill
Emily Hicks of Charleston holds her dog Murphy along the waterfront ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Dorian in Charleston, South Carolina, U.S., September 4, 2019. REUTERS/Randall Hill
Sightseers watch waves crash on shore as Hurricane Dorian made it's way off the Florida coast Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, in Ormond Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
Claudio Galarsa removes storm shutters from the front of the Oceanside Beach Bar and Grill as Hurricane Dorian made its way past Flagler Beach, Fla., Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
Sightseers watch waves crash against the pier in Flagler Beach, Fla., as Hurricane Dorian made its way off the coast Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
Jen Fabrick, left, and Anne Herring, right, walk through flood waters covering St. Mary's Street at Langs Marina near their homes while Hurricane Dorian passes by on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, in St. Mary's, Ga. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
Chris Creel, manager of Piggly Wiggly, stocks pallets of bottled water as grocery customers prepare for the arrival of storm weather with Hurricane Dorian in New Bern, N.C., Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Gray Whitley/Sun Journal via AP)
September 4, 2019 St. Mary's: Cheryl Conners looks over flood waters surrounding Langs Marina near her home during Hurricane Dorian on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, in St. Mary's, Ga. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
Justin Martin, of Local Builders, and George Raspberry, of R&S Masonry, install plywood panels on a house in historic New Bern, N.C., Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019. Residents are preparing for storm weather before the reported arrival of Hurricane Dorian. (Gray Whitley/Sun Journal via AP)
An aerial view shows the tower of the Freeport airport after hurricane Dorian hit the Grand Bahama Island in the Bahamas,September 4, 2019. REUTERS/Joe Skipper
An airplane is pictured near the airport after hurricane Dorian hit the Grand Bahama Island in the Bahamas,September 4, 2019. REUTERS/Joe Skipper
U.S. President Donald Trump and acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan hold up a National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) chart showing the original projected track of Hurricane Dorian that appears to have been extended with a black line to include parts of the Florida panhandle and of the state of Alabama during a status report meeting on the hurricane in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., September 4, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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