The devastation inflicted by Hurricane Michael came into focus Thursday with rows upon rows of homes found smashed to pieces, and search crews began making their way into the stricken areas in hopes of accounting for hundreds of people who may have defied evacuation orders. But the early indicators are troubling. What used to be a gorgeous beachfront city now looks like an apocalyptic mess.
They also said that the hurricane could apply some pressure to reinsurers, although given the broad use of retrocession, capital markets protection and also the extremely well-capitalised nature of the market right now, this does not seem that likely to pressure anyone but the weakest and most catastrophe exposed of reinsurance firms. As the Washington Post's Capital Weather Gang noted, "he is not prone to hyperbole".
"For North Carolina, Michael isn't as bad as Florence, but it adds unwelcome insult to injury, so we must be on alert", Governor Roy Cooper said.
Numerous injured in Florida were taken to hard-hit Panama City, 20 miles (32 km) northwest of Mexico Beach.
"It's absolutely horrendous. Catastrophic", Crown said. "Truly devastated. Some buildings completely swept clean - only slabs".
Emergency officials struggled to reach the family due to severe damage in the area from Hurricane Michael.
- Top winds: 155 miles per hour (250 kph), strong enough to completely destroy homes and cause weekslong power outages.
It weakened overnight to a tropical storm. Michael is expected to dump up to 7 inches of rain in parts of North Carolina and Virginia, the National Hurricane Center said.
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"The center of Michael is now moving into south-central Georgia".
Michael's strength may reflect the effect of climate change on storms. Torrential rainfall is expected along the northeastern Gulf Coast.
Cook grew up in Robertsdale, Alabama, a city of roughly 5,200 people located roughly halfway between Mobile and Pensacola, Florida.
- The human cost: Falling trees have killed a man in Gadsden County, Florida; a man in Iredell County, North Carolina; and an 11-year-old girl in Seminole County, Georgia, was killed when a carport blew through the roof of her home. Four pine trees had crashed through the roof of her apartment, almost hitting two people.
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 position update.
Michael is shaking up the upcoming election in the battleground state of Florida. If the Waffle House hasn't reopened after the storm, FEMA considers that a sign that the area has experienced major devastation. It was a clear warning that the storm should be taken seriously.
On Wednesday afternoon, the storm landed northwest of Mexico Beach, Florida.
"It's bad", he said.
Entire blocks of homes near the beach were obliterated, reduced to nothing but concrete slabs in the sand.
"It feels like a nightmare", she said. But that didn't stop the journalists from getting the report out. And she estimated that it would take the same amount of time to fix the damage - possibly months or even a year. The station's awning had crashed to the ground. "It feels like you don't know when the next tree is going to fall on top of you because it's blowing so ferociously", he said by telephone.
The first confirmed fatality of the storm was recorded Wednesday. Sgt. Angela Hightower did not identify the man but said he had been found at the home in Greensboro around 6 p.m.
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Here's hoping that nobody on the flight gets jet lag because with a flight that long, it would probably take two weeks to recover. The plane can now hold about 43,590 gallons of fuel, or more than 270 gallons per passenger on a full flight.
The Minister said safety of passengers is of "paramount importance", adding that "growth can't be at the expeneof safety". The Boeing 737 then hit the upper portion of the airport perimeter wall, located about 50 feet beyond the localiser.
She said the west coast was "not out of the woods" in terms of strong winds and there was still a danger to people on the roads. That in itself is likely to bring disruption to roads and there is likely to be some bridge closures and power outages.
It has criticized the royals for using weddings as "PR exercises" and expecting taxpayers to pick up part of the tab. Windsor will once again play host to a royal wedding after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tied the knot in May.
Senior North Korean officials including sports minister Kim Il-guk and foreign affairs minister Ri Su-yong were also at the game. But the result of the discussions was delivered to Pompeo belatedly, which could have prompted him to be slightly displeased.
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Against a basket of currencies, the yuan has depreciated less. "We will have to take a loan to support the falling economy". China and the U.S. trade war might also unleash an inflation surge worldwide. "We will get out of this".
The adorable bridesmaid , along with brother and page boy Prince George , once again stole the spotlight. Prince George and his cousin Savannah Phillips were spotted goofing around at the back of the chapel.
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