Hurricane Ian storm surge hits Florida

Hurricane ian storm surge hits florida

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Hurricane Ian has roared ashore in southwest Florida, making landfall at 3.05pm (local time) on Wednesday as a Category 4 storm with winds of 155mph.

Public officials urged residents who had failed to heed evacuation orders in vulnerable, low-lying areas to shelter in place as forecasters warned of “unsurvivable” storm surges of up to 18 feet in places.

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis urged Floridians to hunker down, noting that it would be a “nasty” couple of days. More than 1.million people were without power on Wednesday afternoon.

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