Hurricane “Michael” made landfall in Florida Panhandle around 17:00 UTC on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, leaving at least 18 people dead and 1.5 million homes without power. “It was like an atomic bomb,” one resident said. Michel is now the most powerful storm ever to make landfall in Florida Panhandle and one of the most powerful hurricanes ever to hit U.S. mainland. Michael had maximum sustained winds of 249 km/h (155 mph) at the time of landfall, making it a Category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale.

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