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Wednesday, September 15, 1999 Published at 21:29 GMT 22:29 UK

World: Americas

Picture gallery: Floyd strikes

As Hurricane Floyd moves up the south-east coast of the United States to the Carolinas, some two million people have been evacuating the region.

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Part of the pier at Daytona Beach, Florida, drifts out to sea as Hurricane Floyd hits

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Municipal workers in Daytona Beach struggle to cope with storm damage

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The mass evacuation of Wilmington, North Carolina, gets underway

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Some evacuees have spent up to 12 hours covering distances as short as 16 miles (25km)

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Supplies are loaded on to the US Coast Guard ship Diligence

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Miami inhabitants take up residence in one of the storm shelters

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