Hampton: Hurricane Matthew caused $1.86M in damages

A tree down in Hampton during Hurricane Matthew on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016. Credit: Devin Robinette‎

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — City of Hampton officials say wind, rain and flooding from Hurricane Matthew caused an estimated $1.86 million in damages.

An early report from city officials shows 30-single family homes, 18 apartment buildings, two mobile homes, church and a duplex were damaged in the storm. A majority of the damage was caused by water.

Matthew swept through the region last weekend, and was responsible for thousands of power outages, several deaths and widespread flood damage.

Photos: Damage from Hurricane Matthew

Initial estimates show Matthew caused $40 million in damages to Dare County, North Carolina. Virginia Department of Transportation officials have estimated that Matthew has caused $2 million in damages to state-maintained roads.

Cleanup is continuing in Hampton, and officials say you can call 311 (757-727-8311 from a cell phone) if they have storm damage —  even if you have private insurance and have filed a claim.

The Virginia Department of Emergency Management has released a list of storm-related tips for residents who may have been affected by Matthew.

Hampton says city inspector are still out this week making damage assessments.