Wednesday, 10 October 2018

Hurricane Michael: Category four storm with winds reaching 155mph lashes Florida coast



Hurricane Michael - a category four storm with winds reaching 155mph (250km/h) - has made landfall in Florida's north-west Panhandle region.

 
According to the National Hurricane Center, the eye of the storm touched land near Mexico Beach, Florida, on Wednesday afternoon.


Hundreds of thousands were told to evacuate but many have not fled.


Florida Governor Rick Scott warned of "unimaginable devastation", saying it would be the worst storm in 100 years.




BBC    News.