Hurricane Matthew hits Florida, nearly 1 million lose power

Here's what we know

  • The category 3 storm has winds reaching 120-mph extending from its centre
  • President Obama has declared state of emergencies in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina
  • The storm has killed more than 800 people in Haiti
  • Its eyewall is a few miles off Florida's coast
  • Four people have died in Florida as emergency crews struggled to respond to their calls
  • More than 1 million residents in Florida are without electricity 

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