At this height of the Atlantic hurricane season, Florence was being trailed on east-to-west paths by two other storms, Hurricane Helene and Tropical Storm Isaac, but neither packs the deadly punch of Florence.
About half of those displaced so far have moved to camps, while others went to informal settlements, stayed with families or rented housing.
Leaders encouraged the movement of people back to their homes after initial fighting, but to no avail.
Thousands of Syrians also fled frontline opposition-held villages of Masahra and Hara in the Quneitra province to makeshift camps near the border with Israel, where Syrian artillery avoid shelling, two residents said.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said some 12,500 people had fled opposition-held areas of northeastern Deraa province in the past 48 hours.
Builders suffer the brunt of the selling, with Gamuda Bhd sinking as much as 27%.
More than 800 Central American migrants have been found in truck trailers or safe houses in Mexico so far this year.
Saying Low is going back-and-forth between Shanghai and his yacht, The Australian details the Low family’s activities in Australia, adding that Australian police have started a probe into 1MDB.