The destruction caused by Hurricane Florence on the Carolinas is laid bare in these heartbreaking photos.

Multiple people have died as a result of the 400-mile-wide Florence, which made landfall near Wrightsville Beach in North Carolina on Friday morning and is now moving slowly as a downgraded tropical storm across eastern South Carolina.

The images show uprooted trees crashed onto homes, vehicles submerged under feet of floodwater, destroyed gas stations, boats marooned inland and rescue teams attending them.

Check back for the latest images of the storm:

  • Chip Somodevilla via Getty Images
    The courtyard at Queen’s Point condos is filled with residents’ belongings after the storm in New Bern, North Carolina. 

  • Mark Wilson via Getty Images
    Mike Pollack searches for a drain in the yard of his flooded waterfront home in Wilmington, North Carolina. 

  • Carlo Allegri / Reuters
    A wall is pictured after it fell down after Hurricane Florence struck on Carolina Beach, North Carolina. 

  • Jonathan Drake / Reuters
    Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church’s steeple lies on the ground next to the church after Hurricane Florence struck in Winnabow, North Carolina. 

  • ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS via Getty Images
    Flood waters from Tropical Storm Florence cover a golf club near Wallace, North Carolina. 

  • Jonathan Drake / Reuters
    A damaged house is seen in Winnabow, North Carolina. 

  • Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
    A truck goes through a flooded street during the  Duplin County, North Carolina.

  • Bloomberg via Getty Images
    A fallen tree lies in front of a house in Wilmington, North Carolina.

  • The Washington Post via Getty Images
    A downed tree rests on a building in Wilmington, North Carolina.

  • Jonathan Drake / Reuters
    An abandoned car’s hazard lights continue to flash as it sits submerged in rising floodwaters in Wilmington, North Carolina.

  • Eduardo Munoz / Reuters
    Boats pushed away from the dock in New Bern, North Carolina.

  • Eduardo Munoz / Reuters
    A downed tree rests on a house in Wilson, North Carolina.

  • NurPhoto via Getty Images
    A car is seen in a flooded parking lot outside New Bern Mall in New Bern, North Carolina.

  • Carlo Allegri / Reuters
    A downed tree in Wilmington, North Carolina.

  • Handout . / Reuters
    Rescue workers from New York rescue a man from flooding in River Bend, North Carolina.

  • Joe Raedle via Getty Images
    Boone County Fire Rescuers check for occupants in a home surrounded by floodwaters in Bolivia, North Carolina.

  • Eduardo Munoz / Reuters
    A man walks through flooded streets in New Bern, North Carolina.

  • David Goldman/AP
    Russ Lewis covers his eyes from a gust of wind and a blast of sand as Hurricane Florence approaches Myrtle Beach. 

  • Roselle Chen / Reuters
    Flooded streets in Wilmington, North Carolina.

  • Eduardo Munoz / Reuters
    Water from the Neuse River floods houses in New Bern, North Carolina.

  • Gerald Herbert/AP
    People move a wood and metal structure off a roadway after winds from Hurricane Florence blew it off a sales lot in Florence, S.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

  • Eduardo Munoz / Reuters
    Water from the Neuse River floods houses in New Bern, North Carolina.

  • Carlo Allegri / Reuters
    A gas station with its roof blown off in Wilmington, North Carolina.

  • Carlo Allegri / Reuters
    Another battered gas station in Wilmington, North Carolina.

  • Bloomberg via Getty Images
    A pedestrian passes a boarded up property display in Wilmington, North Carolina.

  • Chris Seward/AP
    People survey the damage caused by Hurricane Florence on Front Street in downtown New Bern. 

  • Carlo Allegri / Reuters
    A downed power line in Wilmington, North Carolina.

  • Carlo Allegri / Reuters
    A street light is downed on a flooded road in Wilmington, North Carolina.

  • Bloomberg via Getty Images
    Residents clean fallen trees in Wilmington, North Carolina.

  • Bloomberg via Getty Images
    A fallen tree lies in front of a home in Wilmington, North Carolina.

  • This story has been updated.

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