A screen grab from a handout video made available by Nasa taken from the International Space Station  showing Hurricane Dorian on Monday. Photograph: EPA/Nasa

Hurricane Dorian pounded the Bahamas on Monday, killing at least five people and inundating homes with floodwater ahead of its expected advance on the(...)

Iva Williamson peers behind her as she joins neighbors and pets in fleeing rising flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in Leland, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. Photograph: Reuters

The remnants of deadly Hurricane Florence brought more misery to the waterlogged Carolinas on Monday with US officials warning the worst is yet to co(...)

Volunteers from all over North Carolina have been  helping to rescue residents and their pets from their flooded homes during Hurricane Florence  in New Bern, North Carolina. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

As the flat-bottomed fishing boat crept into a swirling river that had once been Summer Haven Lane, Tray Tillman scanned the brown floodwaters and hal(...)

A damaged house  after Hurricane Florence struck in Winnabow, North Carolina. Photograph: Jonathan Drake/Reuters

Tropical Storm Florence moved slowly inland in the US on Saturday, flooding rivers and towns, toppling trees and cutting power to nearly a million hom(...)

Flood waters  in Sneads Ferry, North Carolina. Photograph: Logan Cyrus/AFP/Getty Images

The US is bracing itself for its biggest hurricane so far this year. Heavy rains and winds began to lash the outer banks of North Carolina and the so(...)

Sand bags surround homes on North Topsail Beach, North Carolina, US, as Hurricane Florence threatens the coast. Photograph: AP Photo/Chuck Burton

The east coast of the United States is bracing for a major hurricane as Hurricane Florence gathered pace in the Atlantic Ocean. Satellite imagery on (...)

Water floods outside buildings in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. Photograph: Zach Gibson/AFP/Getty Images

More than 1 million people along the Carolina and Virginia coasts fled towards higher ground on Monday in a mass evacuation ordered days before the ex(...)

Forecast cone for the storm center of hurricane Florence. Photograph: NOAA/Reutes

Category 1 hurricane Florence gained strength on Sunday in the central Atlantic and is expected to turn into a major storm by Monday night as it churn(...)

 Local residents walk on a part of closed A1A highway washed out by Hurricane Matthew in Flagler Beach, Florida, on October 9th, 2016. Photograph: Jewel Samad/EPA/Getty

Residents of the southeastern United States ravaged by Hurricane Matthew turned their focus on Monday toward recovery and clean-up, while Haiti start(...)