On Wednesday afternoon, the recording breaking Hurricane Michael made landfall as a category four storm with winds at 250km/h.
According to BBC, Hurricane Michael is “the third-strongest storm in recorded history to hit the mainland US has battered north-west Florida, flooding beach towns and snapping trees.”
According to officials, two people including a child have been killed by falling trees. A man died following being crushed by a tree in Gadsden County and the child died when a tree fell on a house in Seminole County, Georgia.
In Florida, Alabama and Georgia according to emergency services nearly 500 000 people have been left with electricity because of the storm.
At least 13 people have been killed by Michael as it made it’s way past Central America and six in Honduras, four in Nicaragua and three in El Salvador.