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A woman spotted her relatives’ call for ‘HELP’ in photos NOAA took of Hurricane Michael’s aftermath, and the program could revolutionise the way people are rescued after disasters

One of the feel-good stories to come out of Hurricane Michael was the woman who spotted her relatives’ call for help thanks to interactive maps from NOAA. Business Insider spoke with Mike Aslaksen, the man in charge of the division that produces these images, which helps track damage to the […]
A woman spotted her relatives’ call for ‘HELP’ in photos NOAA took of Hurricane Michael’s aftermath, and the program could revolutionise the way people are rescued after disasters
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A Florida woman sent rescuers to save her family when she saw the word ‘HELP’ written on the lawn in aerial images after Hurricane Michael

Following Hurricane Michael, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association released aerial images of the destruction. Amber Gee looked up her grandmother’s property in Youngstown, Florida to see the damage, and noticed that her relatives had spelled out the word “HELP” on the lawn. She was then able to inform emergency […]
A Florida woman sent rescuers to save her family when she saw the word ‘HELP’ written on the lawn in aerial images after Hurricane Michael
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Surreal photos show the devastation left in Florida by Hurricane Michael

Hurricane Michael battered Florida this week as the strongest storm ever recorded in the region. The Category 4 hurricane with 155-mph winds killed at least seven people dead and left communities with a huge cleanup operation as entire buildings were destroyed and washed away. Michael was downgraded to a tropical […]
Surreal photos show the devastation left in Florida by Hurricane Michael
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Tornadoes hit Florida and Georgia in wake of Hurricane Michael

Hurricane Michael was downgraded to a tropical storm on Thursday morning, but tornadoes have been sighted in Georgia and Florida. Hurricane Michael caused flooding and severe damage across Florida, Alabama, and south Georgia on Wednesday. The National Weather Service issued a Tornado Watch to let people know if their counties […]
Tornadoes hit Florida and Georgia in wake of Hurricane Michael