Hurricane Ian hits Florida: Fears of 'catastrophic flooding'

Hurricane Ian hits Florida: Fears of ‘catastrophic flooding’

Flooding of seawater has been reported on the west coast of Florida. Reporter Eric Motan: “America is holding its breath. This is a massive hurricane. Although the storm is weak now that it’s above ground, it can dump up to half a meter of rain on low, flat ground over the next day.”

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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has called on Florida residents to stay indoors because water levels can rise unexpectedly quickly and cause hurricanes. Ian is expected to return to sea on the east coast of Florida later tomorrow.

Tourists in Orlando are also advised to stay in their hotel rooms, Dutch Fouad says To RTL News. US President Biden declared a state of emergency to expedite relief efforts.

Earlier this week, Ian claimed two lives in Cuba. Electricity was cut across the island.

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Eric Motan says that early fall is traditionally the season when many hurricanes occur in the United States. “Hurricane season has been very interesting so far. You can see that in the name of Ian. Hurricanes are named every year in alphabetical order. Usually around this time they have already reached M or P. Now only in Ian.” But the reporter says this could be a big deal.

There are videos on Twitter in which Ian’s strength is clearly demonstrated:

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