Swimmers On Alert After Portuguese Man-o-War Attacks Close Part of SC Beach

posted by Dennis Elliott - 

A message for anyone thinking about take a trip to the Carolina coast Folly Beach officials say there have been a rampant rise in reports of man-of-war stings.

On Friday there were so many stings, lifeguards closed a portion of the beach to swimmers in front of the Tides hotel.

Man-of-war aren’t deadly but with tentacles that can be as long as 100 feet they are practically unavoidable in the water and they could send you to the hospital when you're back on land.

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