USA: Category 4 Hurricane Michael makes landfall in Florida

Hurricane Michael — a category four storm — made landfall in Florida on Wednesday, with state capitol Tallahassee and the Panhandle region taking a battering. The hurricane rapidly evolved from a tropical depression, reaching winds of 150 m/h (240km/h). Some regions of Florida will experience storm surges of up to 14ft (4m) and flash floods are expected in torrential rain. Authorities have... Еще urged local residents to evacuate or take shelter, but many have reportedly not fled. It is the third strongest storm to come ashore in the continental United States and the strongest October hurricane since records began.

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