After causing massive damage to Haiti and Cuba, Hurricane Matthew moves on to the United States. It is expected to reach Florida's east coast even as people there prepare for the storm.
Florida families emerged from shelters to find their neighborhoods leveled after the strongest storm since 1969 wreaked havoc. More than 375,000 people were issued mandatory evacuation orders, but many defied the calls.
Hurricane Michael has hit the the coast of the Florida Panhandle. Thousands of people evacuated their homes ahead of the storm's arrival but others hoped to ride out the storm in their homes.
Hurricane Michael has caused widespread damage across the Florida Panhandle. The Category 4 monster was among the most powerful hurricanes in half a century to strike the mainland United States.
Authorities in the US warn a tropical storm that formed off Florida is expected to reach hurricane strength by the time it hits the central Gulf Coast on Tuesday. Louisiana has declared a state of emergency.
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