Obama declares major disaster in North Carolina from Hurricane Matthew

October 10, 2016 6:23 PM EDT

U.S. President Barack Obama in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., October 5, 2016. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama declared a state of emergency in North Carolina on Monday after Hurricane Matthew roared through the state over the weekend, the White House said.

The action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in 10 counties hit by the storm, the White House said in a statement.

(Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Eric Walsh)

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President Obama declares on 10 October a disaster state in North Carolina after hurricane Matthew
kushal kumar on 2016-10-11 03:01:19
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As the hurricane Matthew was expected to lash at Florida, North Carolina , South Carolina and Georgia on 7 October 2016 , a State of emergency was declared in these States. The hurricane did lash at and caused huge damage, particularly in Carolinas. In this regard , readers may like to know this Vedic astrology writer’s alert in article – “ Astrological probable alerts for US in year 2016” – published as early as last year on 15 October 2015 in online magazine thesop.org. The alert was that natural disasters could harm regions or States in US whose name begins with any of letters L , C , N , T , U affecting health of citizens in or around November-December 2016. The alert also included a circumstance to keep prepared at a short notice in the said regions –States. North Carolina is reported to have been particularly affected by record-breaking floods as a consequence of hurricane Matthew. So much so that President Obama declared on 10 October 2016 a major disaster in North Carolina from hurricane Matthew, which suggests that the alert of this writer has been meaningful.

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