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Damage caused by Hurricane Michael seen in Mexico Beach, Florida.(REUTERS)

More than a thousand remain missing a week after Hurricane Michael

Reuters | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON OCT 17, 2018 04:20 PM IST
Michael slammed into the northwest coastal strip of Florida last Wednesday with top sustained winds of 155 miles per hour (250 km/h), unleashing a surge of seawater that demolished homes.
US Presidente Donald Trump speaks during a "Make America Great Again" rally at the Eastern Kentucky University, in Richmond, Kentucky, on October 13.(AFP Photo)
US Presidente Donald Trump speaks during a "Make America Great Again" rally at the Eastern Kentucky University, in Richmond, Kentucky, on October 13.(AFP Photo)

Donald Trump says climate change not a hoax, not sure of its source

Washington | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2018 11:47 AM IST
Trump called climate change a hoax in November 2012 when he sent a tweet stating, “The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make US manufacturing non-competitive.”
A couple trying to recover belongings from the place where their house was in Mexico Beach, Florida, in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael on October 12, 2018.(AFP Photo)
A couple trying to recover belongings from the place where their house was in Mexico Beach, Florida, in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael on October 12, 2018.(AFP Photo)

Hurricane Michael survivors wander debris, search for the missing

Mexico Beach | By Associated Press
PUBLISHED ON OCT 13, 2018 11:36 AM IST
Michael was one of the most powerful hurricanes to ever make landfall in the US, and this Gulf Coast community of about 1,000 people was in its bullseye Wednesday.
Boats lay sunk and damaged at the Port St. Joe Marina, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 in Port St. Joe, Florida.(AP)
Boats lay sunk and damaged at the Port St. Joe Marina, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 in Port St. Joe, Florida.(AP)

‘Hell hurricane’ Michael slams into Florida

Panama City | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2018 12:08 AM IST
Michael was a meteorological brute that sprang quickly from a weekend tropical depression, becoming a fearsome Category 4 by early Wednesday.
This NOAA/RAMMB satellite image taken on October 10, 2018 at 16:45 UTC shows Hurricane Michael as it approaches land near the US Gulf Coast. - Hurricane Michael was on a collision course with the southern US state of Florida on October 10, 2018 as weather forecasters warned that the Category 4 storm of historic intensity could be "incredibly catastrophic.(AFP)
This NOAA/RAMMB satellite image taken on October 10, 2018 at 16:45 UTC shows Hurricane Michael as it approaches land near the US Gulf Coast. - Hurricane Michael was on a collision course with the southern US state of Florida on October 10, 2018 as weather forecasters warned that the Category 4 storm of historic intensity could be "incredibly catastrophic.(AFP)

Hurricane Michael makes landfall in Florida, ‘largest storm to hit region in 100 years’

Associated Press, Panama | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2018 11:51 AM IST
It was one of the most intense hurricanes ever to hit the US mainland and the most powerful one on record to menace the Panhandle, a roughly 200-mile stretch of fishing towns, military bases and spring-break beaches.
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