‘There’s nothing left here anymore’: Hurricane Michael takes the town of Mexico Beach

‘There’s nothing left here anymore’: Hurricane Michael takes the town of Mexico Beach


At approximately 1:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (17:30 Universal Time) on October 10, 2018, Hurricane Michael made landfall near Mexico Beach, Florida. Wind speeds were estimated to be 155 miles (250 kilometers) per hour, which would make the category 4 hurricane the strongest on record to hit the Florida Panhandle. Captions and Image source: NASA / earth Observatory

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Mexico Beach, Florida, is not just destroyed. For the most part, it’s not there anymore.

Hurricane Michael’s wind and storm surge ripped up buildings like posies and carried them inland. Where homes once stood, offering premium views of the Gulf of Mexico, a few boards lay scattered across foundations…

Read Full Article; CNN (10-11-2018)

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