Florida Governor Rick Scott told the Weather Channel the damage from Panama City down to Mexico Beach was "way worse than anybody ever anticipated.”
- by Rod Nickel
About eight hours after landfall, Michael was downgraded to a category 1 storm, with top sustained winds of 150km/h.
With winds topping 178 km/h, the latest hurricane is expected to strike Florida's Panhandle or Big Bend.
- by Jennifer Kay
Heartbreak for families and rescuers in the wake of Florence's furry.
- by Theoden Janes
Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan thought about all the spots that made Wilmington home growing up and was moved to dramatic action.
The tropical storms are both leaving a trail of havoc and death but the final outcomes will be different because of a combination of geography, climatic conditions and human factors.
- by Seth Borenstein
Mike Seidel is seen "bracing for his life" against strong winds, while two others in the background walk idly past.
- by Cassandra Morgan
Forecasters say the sheer size of the 560-kilometre-wide storm and its painfully slow progress over coming days could leave much of the region under water.
- by Ernest Scheyder
Hurricane Florence swirls closer to the US East Coast, with power already cut to tens of thousands as it threatens to unleash widespread destruction.
- by Brian K. Sullivan and Alex Longley
Four people died as Hurricane Florence made landfall on the US east coat.