Florida puts Ian’s deaths at 23, but CNN brings the total to 45

Florida (US) officials confirmed this Friday At least 23 people died in Hurricane Ian.a figure that could still rise significantly, and By the number of CNN television networks, already almost double, 45.

The official number of 23 who died was released this Friday by the Florida Commission of Medical Examiners, reporting that the victims were between the ages of 22 and 92, with most showing signs of suffocation. The bodies were found floating in flooded streets and on the beach, and in some cases inside vehicles.

The hurricane quickly descended into a tropical system on Friday, shortly after landing in South Carolina. According to the latest episode of the American National Hurricane Center (NHC), Ian continues to present “dangerous storm surge, flash flooding and strong winds” for the Carolinas and western Virginia.

“Because the storm has passed, don’t think there is no dangerDeSantis this Friday afternoon in St. Augustine (east), he referred to the dangers of power line cuts and gas leaks.

The priority now is to reach all people still isolated in the flooded areas, given the uncertainty of what will be the death toll as the direct cause of the category 4 hurricane that hit the peninsula.

Source: Informacion

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