A winter storm warning goes into effect at 7 a.m. Friday for Beaufort, Dare, mainland Hyde, Martin, Tyrrell and Washington counties. A winter storm advisory goes into effect at 7 a.m. Friday for the rest of Eastern Carolina. The threats are snow, sleet and freezing rain.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) -- The official death toll from a cyclone
that wreaked havoc on southwestern Bangladesh has climbed above
Officials have struggled to compile a total because of disrupted
power and communication lines. The cyclone tore apart villages and
forced more than a million coastal villagers to evacuate to
Of the evacuees who have managed to return home, many are
finding their straw and bamboo huts flattened. Others sought refuge
with neighbors living in brick houses that withstood the storm,
which struck with 150 mile-per-hour winds on Thursday.
The full picture of the death and destruction remains unclear
due to communication and power problems