Hurricane Michael, deadly storm to hit Florida in 100 years

Hurricane Michael rapidly intensified into a Category 4 storm with 145 mph winds.
Picture Courtesy: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

FLORIDA, USA: Hurricane Michael unleashed a furious destructive attack on Florida’s Panhandle on Wednesday. cyclone is tearing apart the buildings and have submerged houses in floodwaters before moving towards Georgia and the Carolinas. It has killed one person in northern Florida,  Gadsden County west of the state capital Tallahassee. This is the first confirmed death from the powerful storm. Hurricane Michael continued to batter the Southeast, destroying states with powerful rain, wind, and flooding.

Rick Scott the governor of Florida warned of “unimaginable devastation”, saying it would be the worst storm in 100 years. The Hurricane Michael is moving across Georgia as the storm continues gradually weakening. It was located about 45 miles south-southwest of Macon when last reported. The weather forecast says that Michael is moving towards the northeast at a speed of near 20 mph and this general motion is predicted to continue tonight. A motion towards the northeast at a faster speed is expected on Thursday through the Friday night.

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