17 dead, 763,000 without power in Michael's aftermath

13 October, 2018, 20:16 | Author: Sherry Houston
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The death toll stood at 13 across the South.

More than 1,700 search and rescue workers have been deployed, Governor Rick Scott's office said in a statement, including seven swift-water rescue teams and almost 300 ambulances.

Elsewhere, the sheriff's office in Gadsden County near Tallahassee says it "can now confirm 4 storm-related fatalities following Hurricane Michael", all of which happened "in relation to or occurred during the storm".

"I didn't recognise nothing". "I don't know what I'm going to do", he said.

When she went back to the hotel where she took shelter from the storm, she found out she could no longer stay there either because of mould. "We've got to finish search and rescue".

"We are still in the heat of search and rescue and do not have any information at this time", said Catie Feeney of the Bay County Emergency Services agency.

Across the ravaged region, officials set up distribution centres to hand out food and water to victims.

How many others were not so fortunate was still not clear.

"Mexico Beach is devastated", Florida Governor Rick Scott said of the town where Michael made landfall as a Category 4 storm on Wednesday.

"We are with you!" he tweeted.

Search-and-rescue teams were using sniffer dogs as they sifted through the rubble looking for victims.

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Blocks and blocks of homes were demolished.

Haley Nelson inspects damages to her family properties in the Panama City, Fla., spring field area after Hurricane Michael made landfall in Florida's Panhandle on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018.

Emergency officials said they had received thousands of calls about missing people, according to USA Today.

"We are not completely done". Some residents stayed to meet it. Homes were pushed off their foundations and neighborhoods became submerged.

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Miami, Oct 13 The death toll from hurricane Michael, one of the most powerful storms to make landfall in the U.S. mainland, has increased to 17, with coastal Florida cities damaged beyond recognition, and homes, businesses and agriculture torn or swamped from Georgia to Virginia.

Southern Co's Gulf Power unit said it could take weeks to restore power in the hardest hit parts of Florida like the Panama City area.

Tyndall Air Force Base, home to the F-22 stealth fighter, suffered extensive damage, according to aerial photos of the coastal facility.

Numerous 600 families who live there had followed orders to pack what they could in a single suitcase as they were evacuated ahead of the storm.

"The general public should remain cautious, even in ideal conditions, and be aware of hazards, storm surge debris, and possible flooding conditions due to the hurricane", the Coast Guard said in the release.



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