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Hurricanes stalling like Florence over the Carolinas may get even more common

5 days ago   |   By The Verge

When Hurricane Florence struck the U.S. East Coast at 7:15AM ET this morning, it popped a squat near Wilmington, North Carolina. The hurricane - now downgraded to a tropical storm - is hovering over the area, unleashing torrential rainfall, and creeping towards the west at a glacial three miles per hour, according to the National Hurricane Center. That means the rain will continue to pound the same waterlogged ground - which, combined with storm surge, is leading to deadly flooding. So far, at least two people have died, according to Vox .
“Look at how slow this system is,” NHC director...
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