1. ‘Every hour it’s worse’: Keeping vigil on North Carolina floods

‘Every hour it’s worse’: Keeping vigil on North Carolina floods

Anita Van Beveren has been coming back day after day, as often as once an hour, to watch the brown floodwater's progress toward the rental home she shares with her two teenage children in Greenville, North Carolina.

By: | Greenville | Published: October 13, 2016 1:07 PM
Her leafy neighborhood is one of many around North Carolina to suffer flooding after Hurricane Matthew. (Source: Reuters)

Anita Van Beveren has been coming back day after day, as often as once an hour, to watch the brown floodwater’s progress toward the rental home she shares with her two teenage children in Greenville, North Carolina.

While she got many belongings out, they couldn’t move everything – one of their bicycles is chained to a back deck surrounded by water. She says she’s been crying, but she feels lucky to be staying with friends.

Her leafy neighborhood is one of many around North Carolina to suffer flooding after Hurricane Matthew.

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