Ian causes “catastrophic” flooding on Florida’s west coast after making landfall as a Category 4 hurricane

  • wording
  • BBC News World

news/240/cpsprodpb/EE32/production/_126887906_mediaitem126887902.jpg.webp 240w, 320w, 480w, 624w, 640w" type="image/webp" sizes="(min-width: 1008px) 645px, 100vw"/>news/240/cpsprodpb/EE32/production/_126887906_mediaitem126887902.jpg 240w, 320w, 480w, 624w, 640w" type="image/jpeg" sizes="(min-width: 1008px) 645px, 100vw"/>

image source, Reuters


Image of the city of Fort Myers flooded this Wednesday.

Hurricane Ian arrived in western Florida on Wednesday as a Category 4 cyclone with winds of more than 150 mph, causing catastrophic flooding in several locations.

Ian made the land close key coastin the southwest of the peninsula, as a hurricane “extremely dangerous” at 15:05 local time (7:05 pm GMT), according to the US National Hurricane Center (NHC).

The hurricane produced a storm surge several meters high that flooded large parts of the southwest coast of Florida.

image source, Getty Images

More of 1,6 millohaes of households they were without electricity nationwide, out of a total of 11 million, with more outages expected as the storm progresses.



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Social Media

Most Popular

On Key

Related Posts