NewsUSA and CanadaHurricane Idalia: Century-old oak tree falls on Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' mansion

    Hurricane Idalia: Century-old oak tree falls on Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ mansion

    As Hurricane Idalia passed through Florida, an oak tree collapsed on the state governor’s mansion this Wednesday. No one was injured.

    New damage caused by Hurricane Idalia. This Wednesday, the mansion of Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, also a candidate in the Republican primaries for the 2024 presidential election, was hit by the fall of a century-old oak tree, broken by the winds.

    In an image posted on X, formerly Twitter, by Casey DeSantis, the governor’s wife, we see this tree of more than twenty meters lying on the right wing of the family mansion in Tallahassee.

    “Mason, Madison, Mamie (the couple’s children, Editor’s note) and I were at home at the time, but fortunately no one was injured,” she commented.

    Category 3 hurricane

    Florida is facing widespread flooding after Hurricane Idalia, which tore down trees and power lines in its wake and is now sweeping the state of Georgia.

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    Idalia, packing winds of up to 80 mph, made landfall at 7:45 a.m. local time near Keaton Beach, Florida, as a Category 3 hurricane on a scale of 5, according to the National Hurricane Center ( NHC). It has since been downgraded to a Category 1 hurricane.

    “Our prayers are with everyone affected by the storm,” added Casey DeSantis.

    Her husband, who was not at home at the time of the incident, had announced earlier in the day that the coast of this southeastern state had been affected by “marine submergence” phenomena causing a rapid rise in sea levels. waters in some cities but, at that time, Florida had no confirmed deaths.

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    Although its intensity weakened after landfall, Idalia is still expected to be a hurricane when its gusts reach southeast Georgia Wednesday afternoon and then South Carolina, which has declared a state of emergency.

    Source: BFM TV

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