Monster! Hurricane Michael the fourth-strongest storm in recorded history to hit the mainland US hammers north-west Florida
Monster: A view of the eye of Hurricane Michael taken on Oct. 10, 2018, from the International Space Station currently orbiting Earth.
The photo was taken by astronaut Dr Serena M. Auñón-Chancellor, Credit: NASA
It was the fourth-strongest storm in recorded history to hit the mainland US and battered north-west Florida, flooding beach towns and snapping trees.
According to the BBC, Hurricane Michael made landfall on Wednesday afternoon as a category four storm with 155mph (250km/h) winds in the state’s Panhandle region.