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Floating homes that can withstand Category 4 hurricanes will soon become a reality

8 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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As Hurricane Florence makes it way across the Carolinas , millions of coastal residents have reason to be concerned about the structural integrity of their homes. Already, nearly 300,000 homes and businesses have lost power, and officials are reporting damage to property in Onslow County, North Carolina.
When Hurricane Harvey swept Texas last September, it damaged more than 204,000 homes and apartment buildings. Around the same time, Hurricane Irma destroyed a quarter of the homes in the Florida Keys, according to federal officials.
While the idea of a hurricane-proof home may sound...
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More flights called off as hurricane Florence tears through Carolinas

More flights called off as hurricane Florence tears through Carolinas

8 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

More than 1,200 flights scheduled for Friday and Saturday have been canceled as a result of the storm that came ashore as Hurricane Florence, according to the flight tracking site FlightAware.com.
That is in addition to more than 600 cancellations Thursday.
Operations at many airports along the coast remain suspended as the storm, downgraded to a tropical storm Friday afternoon, slowly moves through the Carolinas.
Florence made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane at 7:15 a.m. ET Friday near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, east of Wilmington.
Service at Wilmington International Airport...
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