The death toll may rise as rescuers are searching the rubble. The number of deaths as a result of hurricane Michael in the US has increased to 16 people, writes the Chronicle.info with reference to Golos.Ua
It is reported that the Sheriff of the city of Marianna Lou Roberts confirmed the death of three people in Jackson County (FL).
It is noted that the death toll may rise as rescuers are searching the rubble. Rescue service of Florida reported that recently found the bodies of several people on one of the beaches in the state, but until they are identified.
Since the hurricane “Michael” has reached southern coast USA on Wednesday. At that time he was rated the fourth category out of five on the Saffir-Simpson scale, then the hurricane began to weaken. “Michael” brought powerful winds and heavy rains, leading to floods and damage in several regions in the South-East of the country.
In addition, without power on the East coast of the United States, from Florida to Virginia, remain at least 1.5 million consumers.
Earlier, the American TV weatherman Jim Cantor dodged him flying over the boards during a live broadcast.