Aerial photo of Tar River east of Rocky Mount, N.C. Archive photo was captured on May 19, 2015 and present-day photo was captured on Oct. 11. (NOAA/NGS/Google)

 

After churning through Haiti, Hurricane Matthew tore up roads and submerged houses in North Carolina and South Carolina in floodwater. At least 40 in the United States are dead because of the hurricane.

Here’s a look at some of the most startling aerial imagery of flood-afflicted areas.


Aerial photo along Wilmington Highway in Lumberton, N.C. Archive photo was captured on Oct. 9, 2014 and present-day photo was captured on Oct. 11. (NOAA/NGS/Google)


Aerial photo of Lumberton, N.C. Archive photo was captured on Oct. 25, 2013 and present-day photo was captured on Oct. 11. (NOAA/NGS/Google)


Aerial photo of neighborhoods off of Almanac Road in Lumberton, N.C. Archive photo was captured on Oct. 25, 2013 and present day photo was captured on Oct. 11. (NOAA/NGS/Google)


Aerial photo of Nichols, S.C. Archive photo was captured on Jan. 30, 2015, and Oct. 9, 2014 and present-day photo was captured on Oct. 11. (NOAA/NGS/Google)


Aerial photo made near Rocky Mount, N.C. Archive photo was captured on Sept. 24 and present-day photo was captured on Oct. 9. (Planet Labs, Inc.)


False color aerial photo of Rivière Grise in Haiti. Vegetation are red, clear water is blue and muddy water is brown. Archive photo was captured on Sept. 21 and present-day photo was captured on Oct. 8. (Planet Labs, Inc.)

 

 

More aerial photography of damage from Hurricane Matthew from Florida to North Carolina:


Vehicles at a business in Lumberton, N.C., on Oct. 12. (Chuck Burton/AP)

Floodwaters cover a road near Mullins, S.C., on Oct. 10. (Rainier Ehrhardt/AP)

A truck drives through floodwaters in Lumberton, N.C., on Oct. 12. (Chuck Burton/AP)

Floodwaters in Lumberton, N.C., on Oct. 10. (Chris Keane/Reuters)

A boat passes a church in Nichols, S.C., on Oct. 10. (Rainier Ehrhardt/AP)

A group of people walk through floodwaters in Lumberton, N.C., on Oct. 10. (Chris Keane/Reuters)

Power lines are surrounded by floodwaters near Nichols, S.C., on Oct. 10. (Rainier Ehrhardt/AP)

Portions of State Road A1A, shown on Oct. 8, were broken by Hurricane Matthew in Flager Beach, Fla. The damage from Matthew caused beach erosion, washed out some roads and knocked out power for more than 1 million people in several coastal counties. (Chris O’Meara/AP)