Florida agriculture losses between $78M and $371M from Hurricane Idalia, preliminary estimate says
Florida agriculture losses from Hurricane Idalia are estimated at between $78 million and $371 million, with producers also suffering widespread damage to such infrastructure as irrigation rigs and fences.
DeSantis won't meet with Biden during president's trip to survey Idalia damage
Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ office says he has no plans to meet with President Joe Biden when the Democrat flies to Florida this weekend to survey damage from Hurricane Idalia, suggesting that doing so could hinder disaster response because of the logistics involved.
Residents pick through the rubble of lost homes and scattered belongings in Hurricane Idalia's wake
Florida and Georgia residents living along Hurricane Idalia’s path of destruction are picking through piles of rubble where homes once stood, throwing tarps over roofs and gingerly navigating through mazes of streets left underwater or clogged with fallen trees.
Idalia strengthens over Gulf of Mexico and is now predicted to hit Florida as Category 4 hurricane
Florida residents living in vulnerable coastal areas have been ordered to pack up and leave as Hurricane Idalia gained steam in the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico and threatened to unleash life-threatening storm surges and rainfall.