Hunter Valley News
Monday, 4 December 2023

Tropical Storm Ophelia brings floods to US states

By Brian Witte and Jonathan Mattise (associated Press)
Updated September 24 2023 - 9:35am, first published 9:31am
Five people were rescued from a boat in choppy seas as Tropical Storm Ophelia hit North Carolina. (AP PHOTO)
Five people were rescued from a boat in choppy seas as Tropical Storm Ophelia hit North Carolina. (AP PHOTO)

Parts of coastal North Carolina and Virginia have experienced flooding after Tropical Storm Ophelia made landfall near a North Carolina barrier island, bringing rain, damaging winds and dangerous surges.