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United States of America (the): Hurricane: 2003/09/18 Country Information on DRR

Period 2003/09/18
Country or District United States of America (the)
Event Type Hurricane
Outline Hurricane Isabel rolled across North Carolina and into Virginia on Thursday, knocking out power to more than a million homes, and dumping heavy rain from South Carolina to New Jersey.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
CNN news 2003/09/21
Dead: 31 people
Power failure: 3.3 million houses

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CNN news 2003/09/21
Hurricane Isabel struck with a vengeance Thursday, killing 31 people. (Japanese) 2003/09/19
At least 3 people were killed, and more than 2 million houses were failed for power. (by AP)

Reuters news 2003/09/19
At least two people died in the storm, downgraded from a hurricane.

BBC news 2003/09/19
The eastern coast of the United States is taking a pounding as Hurricane Isabel moves inland, ripping off roofs, knocking down trees and snapping power lines.

CNN news 2003/09/19
Isabel knocks out power to more than 1 million


BBC news 2003/09/19
In pictures: Washington after the storm

BBC news 2003/09/17
In pictures: Waiting for Isabel

BBC news 2003/09/19
In pictures: Isabel comes ashore