Myrtle Beach's rapid growth means more people in Hurricane Florence's way

Myrtle Beach's rapid growth means more people in Hurricane Florence's way
 

The Carolinas coast, like much of America, loves a strip mall.
Myrtle Beach, in South Carolina, did not escape the trend. Highways in this low-lying coastal city, directly in the path of Hurricane Florence, which made landfall in North Carolina on Friday morning, are lined with the ubiquitous stretches of concrete.
The problem in Myrtle Beach is that the area’s rapid expansion of both businesses and housing has seen thousands of people move here in recent years – people who now found themselves in Florence’s way.
Driving along US Route 17, a three-lane highway that pierces the Horry county... read more

 
14 September 2018 in World News, Views: 41
Source: Guardian
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