Florence makes landfall near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina

Hurricane Florence made landfall near Wrightsville Beach North Carolina, the US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its latest advisory on Friday.

The category 1 hurricane is located about 5 miles (10 kilometers) east of Wilmington, North Carolina packing maximum sustained winds of 90 miles per hour (150 km/h), the NHC added.

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