Hurricane Michael set to be strongest storm ever to hit Florida Panhandle – live updates | US news

10.54am EDT10:54 Photos sent to the Tallahassee Democrat show flooded streets and falling tree branches in Apalachicola, Florida. Tori Schneider (@photoriphy) Photos and videos I received from Seth Silva who lives on 4th Avenue in Apalachicola. You can see in the first photo that Avenue I is floooded and in the second, tree branches are …

‘Worst yet to come’: 16 dead as North Carolina faces Florence flooding | World news

As the death toll from Florence rose and hundreds were rescued from their flooded homes, North Carolina slid into the next stage of the disaster: catastrophic flooding. On Saturday Mitch Colvin, mayor of Fayetteville, told reporters: “The worst is yet to come.” On Sunday, the death toll in North and South Carolina rose to 16; …

‘My babies are dead’: huge northern California wildfire kills five | US news

Fire officials said a northern California wildfire that has killed five people and destroyed more than 500 buildings did not grow dramatically overnight into Sunday, though crews were still struggling to contain it. California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection spokesman Anthony Romero said the fire in the Redding area grew by roughly nine square …