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More dead expected in destroyed Florida Panhandle towns after Michael

10 October, 2018 8:37 am 8:37 am

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) – Dozens of people remained missing in Florida Panhandle communities reduced to ruins by Hurricane Michael as rescuers said they expected the death toll to rise and survivors grappled with power outages and shortages of food and water. Already at least 18 deaths in four states have been blamed on the … Read More

Crowbars, cadaver dogs in search for survivors, bodies after Florida hurric...

10 October, 2018 8:51 am 8:51 am

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) – Search and rescue volunteers have located hundreds of people reported missing in the US Southeast after Hurricane Michael tore through their Florida Panhandle communities, but the death toll of at least 18 was expected to rise. Crews heard cries for help and crowbarred into a mobile home crumpled by the … Read More

Rescuers find first body in town worst hit by Michael

10 October, 2018 8:19 am 8:19 am

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) – Searchers found the first body in the rubble of the Florida coastal town of Mexico Beach, which was nearly obliterated by Hurricane Michael, as the toll from the historic storm rose to at least 17 and was expected to rise. Rescue teams, hampered by power and phone outages, used cadaver … Read More