Cotton farms across Georgia were set to produce their best yields in years. But that was before Hurricane Michael left a trail of devastation.
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Bed bugs have infested a shelter. FEMA is distributing free cash. Rumors like these have swept the Florida Panhandle since the hurricane. It’s like a game of telephone.
The death toll from the storm rose to an estimated 29 on Tuesday, including at least 15 in Bay County, Fla. Many believe the toll will rise as the search for the missing goes on.
Scientists say the links between global warming and hurricanes are real, although it’s still too early to say what the climate-change impact has been on Hurricane Michael.
Visiting communities in Florida and Georgia ravaged by Hurricane Michael, President Trump again declined to acknowledge the threat of climate change.
The small oyster town of Apalachicola, on a remote point on the Gulf of Mexico, had already suffered through drought and an oil spill. Then Hurricane Michael swept through.
The devastating toll of the storm is becoming clearer as rescue teams comb the ravaged areas. At least 16 people have died, and officials expect billions of dollars in damage.
One of Panama City’s largest hospitals said on Thursday that it was evacuating all of its approximately 130 inpatients, starting with the most critically ill.
This footage taken from a helicopter shows how Hurricane Michael’s powerful winds wiped out many parts of Mexico Beach, Fla.
Striking photography from Hurricane Michael
The Florida Panhandle is dotted with small, rural communities, some of them among the poorest in the state. Evacuation was difficult for many there.
Hurricane Michael made landfall in Florida at close to Category 5 strength, causing widespread damage in parts of the Panhandle and killing at least 2 people.
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Inconsistencies in classifying deaths have made it difficult to compare the magnitude of different disasters.
A vast search-and-rescue operation took shape across the Florida Panhandle and beyond, with at least six deaths linked to the storm.
The storm’s sharp increase in strength could be attributed in part to its low barometric pressure and warmer-than-average waters in the Gulf of Mexico.
As the storm made landfall on the coast of the Florida Panhandle, those left near ground zero were in for a terrible beating.
Wind and rain roared through the region, flooding homes and sending debris flying at dangerous speeds.
Rising ocean temperatures have fueled some of the most devastating storms in recent years. Kendra Pierre-Louis, a reporter on The New York Times’s climate team, explains how.