Hurricane Matthew lashes Florida – Watch Live Video
Matthew Hurricane Video Footage: Hurricane Matthew battered the Florida coast with strong winds and torrential raining leaving thousands of people without power Thursday night. About 300,000 people are without power in Florida and more than a million people in the path of the storm have been ordered to leave their homes.
17 feet high waves were observed 20 Miles east of Cape Canaveral, the home of the Kennedy Space Center. You can see Hurricane effects in Florida in here given Matthew video footage. The devastating storm is likely to continue for two days and can expand its stretches from central Florida up into South Carolina. It is also feared that the storm surge might be coupled with up to 15 inches of rain at some spots and can cause catastrophic flooding.
Overnight the Matthew has weakened from a Category 4 to a Category 3, but the howling winds and heavy rains are battering coastal communities.
Almost all the schools across the state are closed. The worst affected counties include Miami-Dade County,Volusia County, Flagler County,and Osceola district schools, Polk County, Palm Beach County and Seminole County.
Due to ‘Matthew Hurricane’ effects in Florida, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport has been closed. All the flights in and out of Orlando have been cancelled today. Flights coming to Miami International Airport and Palm Beach International Airport have been cancelled or delayed.
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Orlando’s Walt Disney World, SeaWorld, LEGOLAND Halloween Horror Nights and Universal Studios have been closed at least on Friday.
A press conference was called by Scott. He warned people and sounded alarmed for them in coastal Florida. He feared it as killing storm and urged residents take precautionary measures such as food, water and medicine supply for three days and keep their mobile phone charged.
President Barack Obama has declared a state of emergency in Florida as well as South Carolina because of Matthew Hurricane. Federal states have also been asked to aid state, tribal and local response efforts.
According to the National Weather Service, this hurricane could well exceed three large storms that had hit the state in 2004. Waves could reach up to 18 feet severe coastal surging.
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