Hurricane Idalia makes landfall in Florida bringing harm and flooding

Hurricane Idalia is unleashing life-threatening wind and rain in Florida and Georgia.

It made landfall as a harmful Class 3 hurricane early at this time within the Massive Bend area, earlier than shifting east of Tallahassee towards Georgia.

The storm downed energy traces and shut down roadways, as coastal storm surges as excessive as 16 ft barreled into cities.

The U.S. Nationwide Climate Service says Idalia will hit the Carolinas subsequent as a tropical storm, earlier than shifting out to sea.