Hurricane Ian, one of the most powerful storms to hit the U.S., tore part of the roof off a hospital in Port Charlotte, Florida, and flooded the building's lower level emergency room, sending staff scrambling to move patients as water poured in.
Ian, the Category 4 hurricane that slammed Florida's western coast, has crossed the state back to the Atlantic and is taking aim for South Carolina Friday night.
Hurricane Ian's catastrophic winds and flooding are likely to bring long-lasting power outages to large parts of Florida.
As Hurricane Ian intensifies on its way toward the Florida coast, hurricane hunters are in the sky doing something almost unimaginable: flying through the center of the storm.
What is now a Category 3 hurricane roughly 200 miles from Key West is expected to make landfall south of Tampa Bay in the Sarasota area.
Hurricane Ian strengthened as it headed for Florida and was on track to bring a powerful storm surge and flooding rainfall to large parts of the state this week.
Atlantic Canada has been left reeling from the impacts of one of the largest and most dangerous ocean storms to ever hit the region.