Hurricane Michael Decimates Florida Panhandle As Officials Worry Death Toll Could Rise
Thursday, 11 October 2018 Officials said at least two people have been killed after the most powerful storm to hit the Florida Panhandle in recorded history made landfall on Wednesday, but that number was likely to rise as search and rescue crews were dispatched to the area to help residents clear trees and debris scattered around the area on Thursday morning, according to NBC News. Hurricane Michael made landfall as a high-wind Category 4 storm, smashing several buildings as a massive storm surge swallowed homes before moving across Georgia and the Carolinas on Thursday. One death was reported in Florida's panhandle when a Greensboro man was killed after a tree crashed into his home, according to the Gadsden Country...
MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - Search and rescue volunteers have located hundreds of people reported missing in the U.S. Southeast after Hurricane Michael tore through their Florida Panhandle communities, but the death toll of at least 18 was expected to rise.
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Officials want to shut down a tent camp where hundreds of people have stayed since Hurricane Michael struck Florida’s Panhandle in... Seattle Times - Front PageAlso reported by •cbs4.com