Powerful Hurricane Michael kills one after making landfall in Florida
Powerful Hurricane Michael kills one after making landfall in Florida
11 October, 2018, 11:38
The tropical storm is located about 30 miles (45 km) south-southwest of Macon, Georgia with maximum sustained winds of 70 miles per hour (115 km per hour), the NHC said in its 12 am EDT positionupdate.
Vance Beu, 29, was staying with his mother at her home, Spring Gate Apartments, a complex of single-storey wood frame buildings where they piled up mattresses around themselves for protection. It was the most powerful hurricane on record to hit the Panhandle.
More than 40 percent of daily crude oil production and more than one-third of natural gas output was lost from offshore US Gulf of Mexico wells on Wednesday because of platform evacuations and shut-ins caused by Michael.
Hurricane warnings are in effect for the Florida's panhandle and Big Bend regions, along with parts of southeastern Alabama and southern Georgia, affecting about 3.7 million people, per CNN. Emergency managers say they don't know how many left the area, but there were about 6000 people in 80 shelters in five states, including almost 1200 who are still in shelters following Hurricane Florence.
"We are catching some hell" was how a Panama City Beach resident who chose to ride it out described Michael as it made landfall.
Now a tropical storm, Michael is the most powerful storm ever to hit Florida's Panhandle; senior correspondent Rick Leventhal reports from Panama City Beach.
"It feels like a nightmare", she said."Looking at the pictures, I'm thinking there is not a house left in that town". A storm surge of almost 8 feet was reported at Apalachicola.
It also brought the dangers of a life-threatening storm surge.
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The storm is expected to affect many communities in the Carolinas still reeling from Hurricane Florence.
At the White House, President Donald Trump said, "God bless everyone because it's going to be a rough one", he said. "A very unsafe one". His office said he would tour the devastated areas next week.
The Pentagon said it had pre-positioned more than 2,200 active-duty military personnel, along with helicopters, high-water vehicles and swift-water boats for deployment as needed. The hurricane hit the Florida Panhandle as a category 4 storm.
A satellite image of Michael took the terrifying shape of a skull as it roared closer to the Florida Panhandle as a fierce Category 4 storm on Tuesday.
Hurricane Michael is predicted to travel northeast across the southern US, reaching the Atlantic Ocean again on tomorrow night (Oct. 11).
Scientists have long warned that global warming will make storms more destructive, and some say the evidence for this may already be visible. But without extensive study, they can not directly link a single weather event to the changing climate.
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Spain's meteorological office warned that rainfall and storms were set to get worse in the archipelago "in the coming hours". Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez visited the rescue coordination centre and offered condolences for the victims.
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Michael upgraded to hurricane, heads toward Florida
A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch area, generally within 48 hours. It has the potential to undergo rapid intensification when it enters the Gulf before turning northeast towards Florida.
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