Hurricane Michael in Panama city, FL, USA© 2018 AFP / Brendan Smialowski
MOSCOW, 11 Oct — the death toll in the United States as a result of hurricane Michael, which on Thursday morning, weakened to a tropical storm, rose to two people, reports channel NBC, citing local authorities.
Earlier it was reported that a victim of the hurricane was the same person.
According to the Sheriff’s office County Gadsden, the man died after his house collapsed tree and blocked his exit. Rescuers are unable to reach it because of blocked roads and broken power lines, said police. As stated by the representative of the office of emergency management the Seminole County Travis Brooks (Travis Brooks), the second victim of the hurricane was an 11-year-old child, he died near lake Seminole. The exact circumstances of his death are not yet established.