Hurricane Matthew: US states order evacuations as 'serious' storm looms
Hundreds of thousands of people in Florida and South Carolina have been told to evacuate as Hurricane Matthew churns towards the US east coast.
"This is a serious storm," warned President Barack Obama, adding that it would have a "significant" impact on Florida by Thursday morning.
Traffic jams are reported in the city of Charleston, in South Carolina, as residents flee the area.
The category three system is currently battering the Bahamas.
Matthew carved a trail of destruction across Haiti where thousands have been displaced and at least two people died.
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