Hurricane Florence has made landfall on the North Carolina coast, the National Hurricane Center has reported.The area has already been battered by destructive winds and life-threatening storm surges. Eight months’ worth of rain are expected in three days. Power cuts have hit more than 300,000 people in North Carolina, local media report.Parts of the city of New Bern in North Carolina are three metres underwater. The local council tweeted earlier that 150 people were awaiting rescue.The slow-moving hurricane has lost some of its strength, but winds are still gusting at up to 90mph.Photo Credit: Getty

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