The storm continued on its destructive path, bringing heavy rains and tearing down trees. Water seeped into her fourth floor apartment When she dared to look outside, water levels were grazing the fronds of tall palm trees on the beach. An eight-foot storm surge inundated neighborhoods, covering some homes to the rooftop.
Past year saw a string of catastrophic storms batter the western Atlantic - including Irma, Maria and Harvey, which caused a record-equaling $125 billion (USD) in damage when it flooded the Houston metropolitan area.
Damage in Panama City was extensive, with broken and uprooted trees and power lines down almost everywhere.
Helen Neal, 88, and her husband, J.W. Neal, 87, preferred to take their chances in a hotel rather than in their two-story beachfront house about a mile away in Panama City.
Roads were flooded, trees uprooted and homes were destroyed after the "monstrous" storm ploughed into Mexico Beach at just before 2pm local time and swept across the state.
A hurricane warning remains in place from the Alabama-Florida border to the Suwannee River in Florida.
He said the storm would still have hurricane-force winds as it pushed through Florida into Georgia, and tropical storm-force winds when it reaches the Carolinas, which are still reeling from post-Florence flooding.
More than 5,000 evacuees sought shelter in Tallahassee, which is about 40km from the coast but is covered by live oak and pine trees that can fall and cause power outages even in smaller storms.
President Donald Trump declared a state of emergency for all of Florida, freeing up federal assistance to supplement state and local disaster responses.
National Hurricane Center Meteorologist Dennis Feltgen added: "We are in new territory". But without extensive study, they can not directly link a single weather event to the changing climate. Hurricanes form over the Atlantic and North Pacific oceans and cause most damage to the Americas while typhoons form in the Northwest Pacific Ocean, impacting Asia. According to the US Energy Information Administration. There's evidence of higher sea surface temperature and atmospheric moisture, experts say.
As well, there is a chance to save the coral reefs with 1.5 C warming, as opposed to no chance at 2 C, according to the report . Tim Buckley said if all those plans come to pass, the rest of the world's cuts won't be enough to compensate for that increase.
As Justice Kavanaugh settles into his lifetime seat on the bench of the nation's highest court, the left remains angry. He was sworn in by retired Justice Anthony Kennedy at an entirely ceremonial event Monday at the White House.
Meanwhile struggling retailer Sears was in focus as the Wall Street Journal reported that it was preparing to file for bankruptcy. The benchmark US stock index hadn't suffered a five-day losing streak since November 2016, just before the presidential election.
The 20-year-old finished regulation at 13-under 275, after carding a 71 in the final round with four birdies against three bogeys. Tway birdied the final two holes of the final round, then birdied three straight playoff holes, the last one to clinch the win.
In Paris, shares in Kering fell almost 10 percent, LVMH over seven percent and Hermes around five percent. Bourses in Paris and Frankfurt both lost more than two percent, while London fell 1.3 percent.
During the vote, Murkowski withdrew her "no" vote, changing it to "present" instead, effectively pairing it with Republican Sen. Trump used the ceremony as a platform to decry the " campaign of political and personal destruction " waged against Kavanaugh.
To put things into context, the duo Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro released previous year had a headphone jack and not respectively. Huawei is expected to officially reveal the Mate 20 , Mate 20 Pro and Mate 20X at a London event on October 16 next week.
Since being ranked in 62nd place in 2006, the country has made the fastest leaps on the list, rising to the 21st spot in 2018. Spot three, for instance, is shared by France, Germany and South Korea, all with 188 visa-free destinations.
The two British citizens were travelling in a taxi when a river burst its banks on the popular holiday island. In December 2016, there was widespread flooding in southern Spain and several people died.
Hubble in Safe Mode as Gyro Issues are Diagnosed
Hubble has been orbiting Earth since 1990, and in those decades, it has overhauled our knowledge of the universe around us. For now, NASA hasn't offered any timeframe on when can we expect Hubble Space Telescope to come back into operation.